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Nothing to Fear

By Brenda Lane Steve Wohld with his oldest son, Ethan.Although my son Steve Wohld is an amazing man devoted to God and to his family, he is not immune from tragedy. On March 13, 2014, Steve and his...
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Redeemed & Restored

By Jess Carper-Walther I began cutting at age eleven and abusing alcohol and drugs two years later. Trauma and substance abuse became an endless cycle. This is initially the reason why I became a licensed,...
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Is God Hearing Me?

By Dyrie Francis Often believers are discouraged because their prayers seem unanswered. But God has graciously enlightened us concerning effective prayers. James assures us that “the effective, fervent...
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New Beginnings March/April 2017

Deceased Avis LaVon Walker, 88, Pine River, MN, on January 31, 2017 Ray E. Smith, 84, Sun City West, AZ, on February 2, 2017 Robert L. Whitlow, 84, Coupeville, WA, on February 19,...
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Dear President Trump

The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President, I am praying for you. I am confident that ministers and church members of our association, for which I...
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Ivan Rogers Passes Away

Ivan A. Rogers, 87, of Urbandale, Iowa, passed away at home peacefully during his sleep on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Ivan became licensed with Open Bible Churches in 1953 and pastored churches in...
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Esta es tu casa

Por Kristy Donaldson Empezó una noche calurosa de Agosto, 1969. Mi esposo, Dave, que sólo tenía nueve años, y sus hermanos estaban parados amontonados con el pastor local sobre la acera fuera del hotel...
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This is Your Home

By Kristy Donaldson It started on a hot August evening in 1969. My husband, Dave, then only nine years old, and his brothers stood huddled with a local pastor on a sidewalk outside the hotel where his...
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The Favor of God

By Dean Lindstad Our church ministered to more than 550 people during our first free food giveaway on October 27, 2012. Two members of the church, Huron Church of the Open Bible in Huron, South Dakota, had...
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The Little Brick House

By Bethany Weaver I was a rebellious teenager who had never lived anywhere longer than three years. I just wanted to live with my family in California and run wild without my dad's supervision. But my dad...