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How We Value Team

By Duane Kobayashi

In concept, “team” is an easily accepted notion. Its importance is pushed within the workplace, sporting arena, and church. In any of these contexts, team is discussed, analyzed, preached, and ultimately built to achieve the expected and desired benefits. Effort expended in building a team is never […]

Touching Hearts – Changing Lives

“In every action, we take we are doing one of two things: we are either…contributing to the broken condition of the world or participating with God in transforming the world to reflect His righteousness. We are either advancing the rule of Satan or establishing the reign of God” (from How Now Shall We […]

Friends in Owosso

One of the basic values Ken and I have, which we have learned from NCMI, is that Friendship comes before, during, and after Function.

All too often in the life of the church, we see that people’s relationships are based on what they do: their function, instead of on friendship. For example, on any […]