What Kinds of Rewards Will I Receive in Heaven?

Written By: Pastor Nathaniel Wall One motivation the Bible uses to encourage faithfulness in a Christian is through reward. The Bible repeatedly tells believers to persevere because “great is your reward in heaven” (Matthew 5:12; Luke 6:23). It is inspiring to know that God wants … Read more

Four Reasons Why Two Are Better Than One

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Ecclesiastes 4:9 says: “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor:” Why are two better than one? Obviously, it is not always true that two are better than one. On some occasions, two people together can be more destructive … Read more

Silence and Solitude

COVID has created separation and isolation for many of us, and it has not been easy. After all, we are created by God for relationship. Some of us require more relational time than others, but all of us need healthy friendship as an important component … Read more

Say Goodbye to Bitterness


Bitterness….We all wrestle with it, but it is toxic for our souls. Acts 8:23 says: “For I see that you are poisoned by bitterness.” AHHH!!! How can we avoid bitterness? Not only does the Bible tell us that bitterness is toxic, it also tells you and I … Read more

How Do You Measure Your Blessings?

Some soul filling thoughts to consider this holiday season. If someone were to ask, “Are you blessed?”, you would likely start taking an inventory of the stuff you have: friends, family, fortune, food , fun. I know I likely would. After examining your material and … Read more

Children’s Ministry Safety Procedures

Our children’s ministry staff has been working diligently to prepare for a safe re-opening of our kid’s classes. We wanted to inform parents and guardians of the expectations we desire to maintain in our classrooms. Please read through the following safety guidelines and procedures and … Read more

Reopening Guidelines

Updated 4.8.21 We recognize that this has been a season of many unknowns. It’s our heart’s desire to provide a safe place for you to worship and be encouraged by the truth of God’s word. Here are some general guidelines that ABC has committed to … Read more

Rethinking the Widow’s Mite

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Like me, you are probably familiar with the story of the widow’s mite. If it seems a little fuzzy, let me remind you. A poor widow goes to the temple in Jerusalem and gives away the only money she has in an offering to the … Read more

Regarding 2020 Grace Haven Bible Camp

Special Announcement Regarding 2020 Grace Haven Bible Camp The SITUATION: We regret to inform you that recent developments in the Covid-19 pandemic have caused us to make some last minute alterations to our camp plan this year. When we decided to move forward with camp … Read more