A Message for You

Not Disappointed  by JON HUIZENGA River Rock Church “…in you they trusted and were not disappointed,” Psalm 22:5. Hello, fellow Rockfordian. Here is something for you to think about: People who went before you trusted in God and they were not disappointed. Is there anyone else about whom you can say that? …government? …business? …family? […]

A Message for You

A Living Part of Something Bigger Than Us by REV. JEFF WILLIAMS Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church “Present yourselves as building stones for the construction of a sanctuary vibrant with life,” 1 Peter 2:5a; The Message. The Grundtvig National Church in Denmark was started in 1921 and completed in 1941 by seven handpicked masons. The masons, […]

A MESSAGE FOR YOU

Christmas by PASTOR JON HUIZENGA River Rock Church  Luke chapter 2, verses 8-12, read: “8—And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. 9—An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10—But the angel […]

A Message For You—April 15, 2010

Dying: disappointing not devastating Pastor Jon Huizenga, River Rock Church My dad was disappointed to die. He died at 70 from a disease discovered about 6 months earlier. His own father had died at age 95, so my dad had expected more time. He was disappointed, but he was not devastated. I remember a phone […]

A Message for You — February 11, 2010

God meets you at the bottom by JON HUIZENGA River Rock Church Jesus begins his famous “Sermon on the Mount” (Matthew 5-7) with the words, “blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Next comes “Blessed are those who mourn”, then “blessed are the meek”, and then “blessed are those […]