A Message for You

Thankful  by PASTOR RON AULBACH BridgeWay Community Church Johnny Carson may have said it best: “Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.” Now, I hope that isn’t true for you. Beyond giving […]

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When God Says No  by PASTOR RON AULBACH BridgeWay Community Church As a parent, sometimes you find that “No” is not only the best answer, but also your best friend. There are crazy requests: “No, you can’t jump out of your second-story bedroom window into the kiddy pool!” Sometimes it’s for practical reasons, like “No, […]

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Eraser by PASTOR RON AULBACH BridgeWay Community Church Imagine for a moment, your child is born and in the delivery room you’re handed a script of their life and an eraser. Doctor says you have five minutes to edit the script of this little life before a day of it is lived out. What would […]

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Can’t See… by PASTOR RON AULBACH BridgeWay Community Church Vision is something we take for granted. I’m reminded when I go to the eye doctor and they put those drops in that make things all fuzzy for a couple hours. I think they are secretly testing me for when I’m older. Another time, I was […]

Childsdale paper mill in the process of rezoning for new use

The Rockford Paperboard Company property today. The business in the Rogue River valley began as a sawmill, which declined in prosperity after Smith Lapham built one upstream where the Rockford dam is today. The sawmill was abandoned and purchased by H. B. Childs in 1866, who turned the facility into a paper mill.

Church considers rehabilitation of riverfront structure by BETH ALTENA On Monday, March 7, Plainfield Township trustees described the progress of a potential rehabilitation of a historic 17.58 acre property and former paper mill at 7700 Childsdale Avenue. BridgeWay Pastor Ron Aulbach said current owners, Rockford Paperboard Company, have offered to donate the waterfront property to […]