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In the Beginning

     In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters. Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. (Genesis 1:1–3) Every story […]

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Walking with God

Hi!  I hope you’re having a great day today.  Life is good. God is working in you, giving you the desire to obey Him and the power to do what pleases Him.  ~  Philippians 2:13 I have the desire to be aware of my God’s presence guiding me into and through every day, leading me into […]

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Below is a collection of poems composed by Barbara Boedicker.  Barb has been a member of Grace Gospel Church for many years, and has served in various ministries.  She is also Pastor Trent's mother, and has a gift for writing and a passion for God's Word. All of Me for God Barbara J. Boedicker Love [...] Continue Reading

Leaving the Nest

2 Timothy 1:7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self discipline. 1 Thessalonians 5:14 And we urge you, brothers, warn those who are idle, encourage the timid, help the weak, be patient with everyone. Looking out from the nest, watching mom and pop fly here […]

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Worship in Sorrow

Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped. He said, “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, And naked I shall return there. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away. Blessed be the name of the Lord.” Through all this Job did not sin nor did he blame […]

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Journey with God

“Be still and know that I am God…” Psalm 46:10 “The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” Deuteronomy 31:8 I am on a journey, and so are you.  My life has been full, and I’ve been […]

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Hotline to Heaven

A Christian’s hope is in Jesus; our home is in heaven; our God is our everything: our love, & delight, our joy & our life, our rest & our security, our care & our guide.  We have a hotline to heaven, 24/7.  We are able to reach our God for help anytime we need to, […]

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Mark 16

Beyond the Empty Tomb “But go, tell His disciples and Peter, ‘He is going ahead of you to Galilee; there you will see Him, just as He told you.’ ” (Mark 16:7) The Gospel of Mark ends as abruptly as it begins.  The stone has been rolled away, and the tomb is empty.  The women walk […]

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Mark 15

Passion Week: Friday Mark 15 The Trials and Crucifixion of Christ      When the sixth hour came, darkness fell over the whole land until the ninth hour. At the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” which is translated, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” When […]

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Mark 14

Passion Week: Thursday Mark 14:12-52 The Last Supper, Walk to Gethsemane, Prayer in the Garden But Peter said to Him, “Even though all may fall away, yet I will not.”  And Jesus said to him, “Truly I say to you, that this very night, before a rooster crows twice, you yourself will deny Me three […]

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