Step In

  God’s heart is to see you step into who you were created to be. But there’s more. He’s calling you to take others with you. It’s time to step out of the wilderness and into the Promised Land. It’s … Continued

Time to be a Man

You would think that a blog of this title would be written in June when we try to encourage or guilt men to step up and be better, but I am too impatient to wait for Father’s Day.  Besides, the … Continued

Green Ice Cream

August 28th   If you have watched tv ever in your life you have seen those commercials — specifically ones that tell you how to turn fat into rock hard muscle.  Some of these commercials will try to tell you … Continued

Can’t Get Enough

Picture this: a room full of over 600 third through sixth graders who are grossly outnumbering the adults in the room. All dressed in various color team apparel with shouting and screaming at the top of their lungs! This is … Continued

Calling Within Community

  “I believe within Christian community God has strategically placed a key that unlocks a greater understanding of who He is and who we are in Him that we miss in our private pursuits of Him.”  

Constant Repairs

Thwack. Thwack. Tap, tap. Thwack. To some, the sound of a hammer might be abrasive. To me, it’s therapeutic. It (usually) equates to something new being created from unrefined pieces, or something being fixed. To me, it parallels how God … Continued

Incense of Prayer

A blank stare was etched on my face as the employee of Menards asked me, “Is there something I could help you find?”  I know there were three things I needed and each hand was holding something, but for the … Continued

Welcome, Nathan!

Nathan J. Christopherson, Harvestime Church’s new music director starting July 15, 2018.  We interviewed him to get to know him a little better, and these were his answers: Where are you from? “Gateway Church in Canton, Ohio.  I lived in … Continued

The Science Behind a Snakebite

There is no better way to start a blog than with a joke. Here it goes: Snake 1:  Hey, I hope we are not poisonous! Snake 2: Why do you say that? Snake 1: Because I just bit my lip… … Continued


Growing up, my step dad spent countless hours landscaping and planting in our yard. We had more flowers than you could count, and any time someone came to our house they were immediately in awe of the work he put … Continued