[February 18, 2024]

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Love Your Enemies by Allison Antrim I’ve known for a long time that in my approach to life, I typically focus on the law more than I do on love. By nature, I find it easier to adhere to justice and fairness in black-and-white terms...

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[February 11, 2024]

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Climbing the Mountain Have you ever been on a journey and started fresh and clean, full of energy, and ready for whatever comes your way? The morning sun on your face may be a bit cool and crisp, your legs and back fresh and ready...

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[February 4, 2024]

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Running into battle…without a rifle On October 12, 1945, President Harry Truman awarded the Medal of Honor to a most unlikely recipient: Army medic PFC Desmond Doss. Deeply religious, Doss was a pacifist—he didn’t believe in violence and chose not to bear arms. His beliefs...

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[January 28, 2024]

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY What is persecution? By Molly Fisher Blessed are the persecuted?!? Being persecuted is not part of my ordinary day. In fact, I feel fortunate to have grown up in the USA, where going to church is normal and is not, in any way, taking our...

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[January 21, 2024]

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Is mercy the truest form of love? By Bill McMurtrey When was the last time you had it all figured out, only to have it all go south and not be anything you had planned? I took up welding metal sculptures as a hobby. Many...

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[January 14, 2024]

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY It Is Good To Be You By Brooke Hodnefield I have a terrible sense of direction. If I’m in a hotel, I will always guess the wrong direction to turn off the elevator to my room. If you say ‘south of the this or that,’...

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[January 7, 2024]

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Harnessing Humility By Lisa Zulke The first time I attempted to summit a 13er in Colorado I failed. I got sent back to camp because I was green around the gills and needed to get to a lower elevation. Two years later, same mountain, I...

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[December 31, 2023]

Heartland Community Church THE JOURNEY Eyes Up By Lisa Zulke If God answered a prayer and provided healing amid my everyday life, would I SEE it? That is the question I’m left pondering as I reflect on the story of the 10 lepers. Only one seemed to SEE what Jesus...

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[December 24, 2023]

Heartland Community Church Reflections for Advent It’s easy to be just a little self-centered at Christmas. Looking at the peripheral characters in the Christmas story highlights this tendency. While the star in the sky shone brightly above the babe in a manger, more than a few cast members imagined they...

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[December 17, 2023]

Heartland Community Church Reflections for Advent It’s easy to be just a little self-centered at Christmas. Looking at the peripheral characters in the Christmas story highlights this tendency. While the star in the sky shone brightly above the babe in a manger, more than a few cast members imagined they...

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