Author: Timothy Breen

Then Simeon blessed them and said to Mary, his mother: “This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against, so…

The grass withers, and the flowers fade,But the Word of God stands forever.Isaiah 40:8 My lawn died this year. This has been an exceptionally dry year in the corner of Northwest Iowa where I live.…

“I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence;    I possess knowledge and discretion… I walk in the way of righteousness,    along the paths of justice.”Proverbs 8:12,20 Orange City’s Central Avenue. To walk the length of it – just over a…

Note: This message was originally presented on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at the First Reformed Church in Orange City, Iowa. A video of the teaching is embedded at the bottom of the page. Good morning,…

For the vast majority of you, opening this devotion came at the courtesy of your right hand. Some of you clicked a mouse. Many touched a screen. A few swiped a trackpad. But almost all…

Here are four images. Based only on the living things in each image, what do you know about their climates? You can tell a good deal about a location by what’s growing there. Each place…

Sunday, October 21: With the conclusion of the Gloria Patri, Parkview Community Church members take their seats to hear the morning’s congregational announcements: Dotty Ridnour’s hip replacement went well, tickets remain for the bus outing…