Faith Baptist Church of Sterling

Eternal Life

Man Stripped of Glory

It may seem like a lousy time of the year for this devotional. Near the end of my driveway, off to the side by the fence, is a patch of daylilies. They were quite beautiful last summer, a smaller variety with burgundy and yellow in the petals. They opened up in May, and we enjoyed…

Vistas

Several years ago our family went on a camping trip in the Adirondack Mountains in New York. We were novices at the whole outdoor adventure thing, so it was a bit overwhelming trying to decide which of the plethora of hikes to do near the campground where we were staying. I finally settled on a…

Trail Magic Surprise

I recently had the opportunity to attend a ministry conference in Riverside, California—about 30 miles east of Los Angeles. I was warned that it would be hot and dry, and indeed it was for two of the three full days I was there. That didn’t deter me from taking my hiking boots and poles so…

Fading Flowers

The 16-mile Hennepin Canal Trail begins about ten minutes from our home—well technically, it’s the Hennepin Canal Feeder Trail that connects to the actual Hennepin Canal Trail, which is basically a rail trail running about 100 miles from the Rock River in Moline to the Illinois River in Hennepin. Anyway, we enjoy visiting the trail fairly…