Don’t Overlook Joy.

There is no greater sorrow, than a non-blogger who hears that it is his week to write the HTC blog post. Such was my fate this morning.  I just completed a couple pages of truly horrid blogging when i asked … Continued


I lived in Phoenix Arizona for 7 years. After spending most of my life in Wausau Wisconsin, it was a welcome change. My friends and family in Wisconsin were jealous when, in January, they complained of snow and ice and … Continued

Donald Trump on Fire

Luke 20:19-26 “The teachers of the law and the chief priests looked for a way to arrest him immediately,.… Keeping a close watch on him, they sent spies, who pretended to be honest. They hoped to catch Jesus in something … Continued

Fat Cat (Psalms 73)

Psalm 73 Every Tuesday morning we (the Harvestime staff) have a time of prayer.  I was journaling my prayers as I often do and I wrote the phrase, “Whom have I but you?”  As you may know, I am not … Continued

Constant Proof

A·pol·o·get·ics Definition: reasoned arguments or writings in justification of something, typically a theory or religious doctrine. Origin: 1640s, “vindicatory, containing a defense,” from French apologétique, from Latin apologeticus, from Greek apologetikos “defensible,” from apologeisthai “speak in one’s defense,” from apologos … Continued


Every month I go to an assisted living community with Pastor Kim to do the chapel service for their residents. I pretend I know how to play hymns and then he shares a profound message to our guests seasoned in … Continued

January 15, 2017

2017 is already two weeks old and the idea of everything being fresh and new is getting off to about as good of start as my car on a -20 degree morning.  I shouldn’t be surprised though, it is not … Continued

A New Power is in Operation — Romans 8

Hi friends, Rachel Dillaman here, worship leader at Harvestime Church, Eau Claire.  Since I’m on staff, I have the opportunity to share some of my thoughts with you via this blog.  If you’ve ever been to a service at HTC … Continued

I got my boarding pass

I remember when I was in college and I was trying to fly back home for Christmas.  I got to the airport in plenty of time. I got through the security line and made my way through the terminal.  My … Continued

Little Drummer Boy Mentality

(by Adam Norlander) What could be more challenging than writing a blog post after Pastor Kim’s mic drop in the previous blog post?  Oh, what an unfair challenge!  I jest, but only in part.  There is a seemingly herculean task confronting … Continued