{March 28, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY   LAST WORDS OF JESUS: Words I Need To Hear By Lisa Zulke There’s a tool we use often at Heartland called the learning circle. The circle is a way to take a moment in time–an event, a learning, a struggle, an opportunity–and process it...

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{March 21, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY   LAST WORDS OF JESUS: I Am Thirsty By Lisa Zulke We crossed paths with Gary on a trail in the desert. It was high noon. No, a tumbleweed didn’t blow by…but it was hot! Gary was heading the opposite direction of my husband and...

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{March 14, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY   LAST WORDS OF JESUS: I Am Here By Meghan Hemenway I can confidently say we have all experienced loneliness. Once a pastor said, “If you aren’t in a season of struggle, loss, or pain, get ready because your season is coming.” I left church...

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{March 7, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY   FIRST WORDS OF JESUS: Follow Me By Lisa Zulke Follow me. As a twenty-something I responded to this invitation from Jesus. At the time, it felt esoteric. This invisible person of Jesus, God-in-the-flesh, couldn’t be seen. Or heard. Or touched. All I had were...

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{February 28, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY   LAST WORDS OF JESUS: Forgiveness By Todd Blackwell I don’t know about you, but after last week’s polar vortex of -11 degree temps and snow every day, this past week has been amazing weather-wise. It’s got me believing that Spring is here, even if...

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{February 21, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY   LAST WORDS OF JESUS: Lasting Hope By Lisa Zulke This past year shed a different light on the importance of lasting hope. Hope that can’t be shaken by a global pandemic. By the loss of presence with the people we love most, but most...

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{February 14, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY   INTERIOR DESIGN: Slow Down To Catch Up By Meghan Hemenway I don’t have to think hard to come up with the person who was a good listener in my life. My dad made his living being a good listener, but it was a skill...

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{February 7, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY   INTERIOR DESIGN: What Does Love Require Of Me? By Todd Blackwell On our mantle sits a painted sign we received as a gift shortly after Meagan and I were married. It has only three words. God. Family. Royals. Perhaps today it should say “God,...

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{January 31, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY   INTERIOR DESIGN: Living a Generous Life By Bill McMurtrey Webster’s Dictionary defines generosity as 1a: the quality or fact of being generous; 2a: to give abundantly.    Have you ever had someone help you unconditionally? Maybe at a time in your life when you needed it more than words could...

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{January 24, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY   INTERIOR DESIGN: Resolving Conflict By Lisa Zulke Conflict. Clash. Controversy. Collision. Quarrel. Opposition. Strife. Unresolved. Escalated. Enemies. A mountain, not a mole hill. A gap. A chasm. Impossible to ascend. To bridge. To repair. To resolve. But, Jesus. Repaired. Bridged. Descended. Gap filler. Chasm...

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