Recent Ministry Stories
Making her profession of faith
I was connected with a lady who had recently rededicated her life to Christ, but was really struggling with her faith-she had no job, no support, and was making bad choices.
Russ was living on our property
We soon came to find out that this man was living on our property (sleeping on what used to be the old loading dock). We reached out and developed a relationship with Russ.
She surrendered her life to the Lord
She sat in her car listening and reflecting on all that she had learned so far through Alpha, the Holy Spirit opened her heart and brought conviction about who Jesus is...
Five were baptized
A special service was held where three adults and two children were baptized and we received 7 new members at Comunidad Cristiana Internacional CRC
I have had the opportunity to preach several times, mostly at my church (LaGrave Ave. CRC), and I really enjoy preaching -- something I never thought I would say.
A gift drive
At Christmas, residents at Raybrook Manor blessed 70x7 Life Recovery with a gift drive!
Taking our place in the body of Christ
Jabez Ministries is about ministry raising leadership out of the community of the disabled in the context of a campus ministry.
Faith is like turning a dimmer switch
A friend’s death triggered a lot of questions, but the community of faith came around me. I saw God working through his people.
Grant Mensonides' inclination toward ministry and church leadership is tied up with his testimony, gifts, passions for my faith, the Word, and for people.
Experiencing God at Work Around You
Despite appearances, his seeming silence, God is at work: in Abram’s day and in ours. God is always at work to redeem the world, to draw people to himself.
Another Year, Another Failed Resolution
This year my New Year’s resolution is to embrace failure when it comes. This year, I don’t want to hide my weaknesses.
Stepping into the new year
As we step forward into another year, let’s allow the words of this promise take hold of us: “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing!”
information to connection!
We have 16 different church communities throughout grand rapids that are eager to connect with you.
We have an active and motivated group of youth leaders who regularly collaborate with one another.
Several of our church administrators regularly connect to one another for support and resources.
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