{August 1, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Ancient Paths: The Bible By Marnie Vasquez Gretchen, Cali, and Molly. Three women I know and admire deeply. As I live alongside them, this verse nags me with questions about what Jesus is doing in their lives. See what you think. “Your word is a...

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{July 25, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Ready For More Growth By Bill McMurtrey Are you familiar with the saying, "when one door closes another one opens?" I bet you are. That happened to me this year. I’m an ex-police officer. And I’m well involved and connected within our church community. That...

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{July 18, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Ready For More Joy By Lisa Zulke Defiant Joy. That is what my faith story line is called. For me, it means that in the face of circumstances that contradict, I will defiantly choose joy. It is a vision statement. A declaration. I don’t always...

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{July 11, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Ready For More Unity By Meghan Hemenway A saying I have heard this last year is "the good news is that nothing lasts forever and the bad news is that nothing lasts forever." We can be encouraged that whatever difficult season we are in will...

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{July 4, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Ready For More Freedom By Lisa Zulke When have you felt truly free? Sixteen. That was the first time I felt truly free. I bought a used telephone company car. An AMC Hornet. Never mind that I had to climb in and out the passenger...

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{June 27, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Ready For More Courage By Bill McMurtrey When I was a young boy,  around the age of 8 or 9, I took my step dad’s military duffle bag, dropped a 10lb weight at the bottom, then jammed it full of old blankets and towels. I took a...

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{June 20, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Ready For More Forgiveness By Chris Woodward As we walk through life it is easy to take account of every offense and slight that we have received, past and present. The sting of words spoken out of anger, mistrust, and hurt can shape our minds and...

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{June 13, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Ready For More Life By Sarah Hahs Having twins was my crash-course in being ready for more. I was not prepared for two. I had spent months, years really, preparing for one baby. Not two. Two babies meant more cribs, more strollers, more clothes, more...

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{June 6, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Here For It By Lisa Zulke I’m here for it . . . whatever it is! That is a posture I long to carry into all of life. Ready. Responsive. Expectant. Fully present in the moment. But I get distracted. Busy. I feel unprepared for...

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{May 30, 2021}

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Leaving A Legacy By Chris Woodward When I was struggling through college my spiritual mentor introduced me to a thought, a planted seed that grew in my mind. It is something that I think about each day. When talking about leadership, he always stated, “Leadership really...

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