{March 19, 2017}

  March 19-25, 2017   {Sherpa: Adventure & Risk} By Lisa Zulke discovery noun dis·cov·ery \dis-ˈkə-v(ə-)rē\ : the act of finding or learning something for the first time God drew us up that mountain with discovery—every 50 yards we literally started seeing heart shaped rocks. For real (we carried some...

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{March 12, 2017}

  March 12-18, 2017   {Sherpa: To Teach With Joy} By Presley Wilson I am a teacher. “You know teachers don’t get paid, like, anything, right?” “Middle school?! Bless your heart!” “Well, at least you get summers off…” Although I’ve heard many other things when I tell people that I...

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{March 5, 2017}

  March 5-11, 2017   {Sherpa: Part 1} By Bill McMurtrey Brooke spoke about Mt. Everest as a metaphor for the mountains that we climb in our lives. As she so eloquently put it, "The reality is WE’RE ALL CLIMBING SOMETHING….in this thing called LIFE." She went on to say that...

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{February 26, 2017}

  February 26-March 4, 2017   {Living the Dream} By Sarah Hahs First semester of my freshman year of college I had a composition class that required us to write a paper a week. The first week I was very excited to hand in my first college paper. It felt so...

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{February 19, 2017}

  February 19-25, 2017   {Our Nation Is. . . Too Important To Stay The Same} By Bill McMurtrey During times of uncertainty people can act in a manner that is not only detrimental to their best interest, but in a way that is not glorifying to God or themselves....

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{February 12, 2017}

  February 12-18, 2017   {Community Is. . . Too Important To Stay The Same} By Adam Pontier I remember what it was like to not have community. My wife and I chose to move to Lees Summit back in the spring of 2009. We moved into a newer neighborhood...

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{February 5, 2017}

  February 5-11, 2017   {We Are . . . Too Important To Stay The Same} By Michelle Davis I had an artifact. For years I held onto my relationship artifact. It was a letter from a college boyfriend that I thought I was going to marry . . ....

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{January 29, 2017}

  January 29-February 4, 2017   {Our Giving Is Too Important To Stay The Same} By Michael Maybee Some of the oldest jokes about pastors share a punch line that goes something like, “Whoa, fella! You just went from preaching to meddling.” The joke takes various forms. What they all...

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{January 22, 2017}

  January 22-28, 2017   {The Church Is Too Important To Stay The Same} By Sarah Hahs I recently saw my youth pastor at a wedding. I hadn’t seen him in years, I haven’t needed a youth pastor for quite some time. We no longer go to the same church, we...

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{January 15, 2017}

  January 15-21, 2017   {Too Important To Stay The Same: Icepocalypse} By Adam Pontier The plan was to have church at Heartland as usual today, but the weather had other plans. Of course we all planned for a crazy ice storm that was supposed to be here Friday. Those...

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