Church, Don’t allow disabilities & recoveries to create isolation…

This response must be the mindset of the church towards all its members, regardless of age, ability, or other circumstances: “We need you. No matter how you worship or how you serve, we want you in this church.”

Closing Our Empathy Gaps

By Tim Paauw 2/19/2017 "I DON'T have any empathy gaps!!" This was my first reaction when reading about the concept of "empathy gaps" as part of a book study I am participating in professionally with the CLC Network. I imagine this is most people's instinctive reaction when you first ponder the thought. That is because [...]

“With the LORD”

By Tim Paauw February 15, 2017 "When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you." Isaiah 43:2 These are the words from my grandfather, Don Paauw's, favorite Bible [...]