Rachel’s Word SHIP

I spent 2019 with the one word SHIP.  This was the second time (in a dozen years of choosing words) that I managed to pick one I felt compelled to spell for people after saying it. I was...

A Better Way

Our natural approach to change is to simply promise to be different. So we make lists of the things we want to change and we make corresponding promises. The promise approach does the opposite of...

Still Need help choosing your ONE word?

Are you still looking for help with your word? Not only can you check out myoneword.bonfirela.com but you can take a listen to this radio link with Pastor Mike and Bill Arnold from Faith Radio....

Mike’s One Word for 2019

My One Word: BEHOLD 1 John 3:1 “Behold what manner of love the Father has given to us…” This year my one word is Behold. To behold requires one to see. But not just to give a glance but...

FINISH 2018 WELL!

Finishing well requires making time. If we are going to put a bow on 2018, we are going to have to make some time to do it. We will culminate this year with a personal retreat. We invite you to...

New Day-New Year-New Mercy

We live by the ocean. It is quite a tough life. But someone has to do it. I try to never take this for granted. As such, I often drive down to beach just to put my feet in the sand. Having grown...

A GOOD STOPPING POINT

A good stopping point is a place where you can pause a project that is not yet complete.  You can come to a “good stopping point” when cleaning your room or working in the yard.  You...

THE FINAL APPROACH

I love the time between Christmas and New Year’s. Just a couple days after one holiday and a couple of days before the next, the week between gives me a chance to think about the year that was,...

MERRY CHRISTMAS

The season of Christmas is when we celebrate the reality that God came near.  The God who made us became flesh.  He drew near to us that we may draw near to Him.  Here is a short message from...

A WAY TO FINISH WELL

Finishing well requires making time. If we are going to put a bow on 2016, we are going to have to make some time to do it. We have devoted our final teaching series at Port City Church to helping...