Fragrances of The Father’s Unconditional Love

What does the heart of the Father look like? As I thought about Mother’s Day this past weekend I thought about the gift of mothers both spiritual and physical ones to our world. Two words which I would use to describe many mothers whom I know: unconditional love! For 54 years I have experienced the […]

A Kingdom Touch!

This blog is written by Mike Verkaik, who God has used to transform and disciple many lives through mission trips to Africa. As May begins, my attention generally turns to the final preparations for the Holland Christian High School trip to Beautiful Gate in Lesotho. However, this year is different. After much prayer for God […]

Ascend24 – A Rising Generation

Your Grace Finds Me

Written by Mike Verkaik, Oceans US Ambassador and Outreach Coordinator Do you know this song by Matt Redman? From the creation to the cross There from the cross into eternity Your grace finds me, yes Your grace finds me Sitting at the kitchen table, reflecting on the people I had met and the conversations I […]

Lessons from my 4 Living Dad’s

Yes, you read the title right. I’m blessed to say I have “4” living dad’s who in the past few months have spoken wisdom into my soul during this season of turbulent seas. Each of them have shared 4 truths that can transform any circumstance, no mater how dark, into a triumphal victory. Last week […]

Easter 2020