Face to Face – Regathering Soon

Nick MartineauBlog

I have much to write to you, but I do not want to use paper and ink. Instead, I hope to visit you and talk with you face-to-face, so that our joy may be complete. … Read More

When The World Gets Busy Again

Aaron MartinBlog

In 2016, at my mother’s funeral, Pastor Terry Williams described the busyness of life as being like a stuffy, dimly lit room with the curtains drawn. You’re sitting at your desk, focused on your work, … Read More

An Inheritance That Will Never Perish

Nick MartineauBlog

Liz and I have turned our bedroom into a makeshift work area so I can office at home during these stay-at-home orders. The other day while working, I heard my boys in another room on … Read More

My Friend Don

Nick MartineauBlog

About three months ago, a man named Don approached me after one of our church services. Don was a kind and gracious man, but by the look in his eyes you could tell he had … Read More

It’s Gonna Be Alright

Steve WeldonBlog

Sunday, April 26 was the 29th Anniversary of the Andover tornado, and I’m guessing very few people in present-day Andover even took notice. At the time, it was all-consuming and overwhelming. One FEMA official told … Read More

Hope, Keep Shining

Bill BeahmBlog

On a misty, dark, early morning twenty-two years ago, I was starting on a trip to Kansas City for a meeting.  As I turned on 21st street from Andover Road and drove east toward the … Read More

What Are You Afraid Of?

Steve WeldonBlog

A few years ago, during an important meeting, I remember someone recommended that whenever you are having a hard time making a decision, you should ask the question, “What are you afraid of?” What a … Read More

What A Beautiful Day That Will Be!

Nick MartineauBlog

It doesn’t seem right, does it? Quarantined during a time of year when churches are usually packed, a time when people celebrate, egg hunts are held, and family and friends gather, a time when we … Read More

The Church is closed? Not so fast!

Nick MartineauBlog

It started a few weeks ago when city officials asked for no gatherings of 200 or more, then moved to no gatherings of 50 or more, then to no gatherings of 10 or more, and … Read More

Physical Distancing

Nick MartineauBlog

Just yesterday a Hopester encouraged me to help change the narrative from “social distancing” to “physical distancing.” He shared, “As leaders of a business, a church, a hospital– or of any organization– we need to … Read More