News from the KCC family.

The Bible: Rated R for Strong Adult Content 

 More and more people are picking a Bible plan and joining the social media timeline on the Youversion Bible app. After creating a free account, you can “friend request” other people and connect your activities with theirs. Share highlights, notes, Bible plans, verse images, and more all within the app. Those of you who grew up…

Elders Ordained

The Kalkaska Church of Christ approved and ordained two new men as Elders of the church. Kevin Davis and Andy Bratton were both voted into the Eldership by the congregation for 3-year terms. Kevin Davis has been a member of KCC for 12 years; Andy Bratton serves the congregation as lead minister. This brings the total number…

Family

by Sara Blasko, Children’s Minister I do not love winter in Northern Michigan. I blame my parents…as missionaries in Haiti while I was growing up, I got to miss out on most of the Northern Michigan winters, and spent most of my winters in the sun. I know a lot of people struggle with depression…

Made Fresh Every Morning

by Tim Severance Every morning I like to begin the day with a pot of freshly brewed Starbucks coffee. We buy the whole beans by the bag at Sams Club and grind them ourselves – a habit taught me by a special someone 16 years ago when we first wed. Call me a coffee snob, but…

A Necessary Removal

My wife bought a new Samsung smart phone recently. We set it up by transferring all her contacts and most of her apps from her old phone. However, when she started using it, we noticed that the volume didn’t seem to work. I checked the volume in settings thinking maybe there was a limit set…

2:14 Service Projects

KCC Reaches out with 2:14 Program

Sunday at exactly 2:14 pm Senior Minister, Andy Bratton led a prayer prior to mobilizing over 20 volunteers into the community for the first month of the new 2:14 program The name “2:14” comes from James 2:14 “What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds?…

Waking Up

by Tim Severance Associate Minister As I woke Sunday morning, my life played out in my mind. It was surreal. All the pivotal points in my lifetime came to mind. My choice of college. My marriage. Various jobs. Career choices. Every major turning point in my life materialized in my head.  What was strange about…

KCC to Support Joel Ickes

The Kalkaska Church of Christ will be adding Joel Ickes to their list of missions/missionaries they support. Joel recently made the decision to partner with Global City Mission Initiative (GCMI) based in The Bronx, New York City. He will be part of teams that seek to plant simple, reproducible churches with various populations. He will live…

Thank you from Cummings!

Dear Kalkaska Church of Christ Family ~ To the place that has blessed me & molded me into the man I am today, and now the place that God has used to bless my wife & I on our mission trip to the Dominican Republic….THANK YOU!  I was absolutely taken back by the amount raised…

CIY

CIY Believe by Jody Terrell Two weeks ago a group of Middle School students and adults from KCC traveled down to Hope College in Holland, MI for the CIY Believe conference. This is a 24 hour conference jam-packed with singing praises to God led by a high energy worship band, sermons by Kurt Johnston, the…