God created us for a purpose that begins with a continuous experience of His great love for us.  It finds its fulfillment as we represent Him and His kingdom to the world around us.  No matter where we are in our journey God stands ready to guide us into the full expression of His plan and purposes for our lives.  Come & explore God's next step for you! 
It's finally here! Hope, Healing and Freedom Seminar
Saturday, June 3, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Tickets are free, but there is a required $10 textbook
What an amazing way to start your summer! 

RTF Heartland Region Testimonials

The Kingdom Flourishes in a Good Heart - April 2017

An airline captain who flies overseas routes also runs a small gas station near his home. Between trips to Europe and the Middle East, he gets a kick out of working on cars and talking to the folks while they fill up with gas.  One Saturday morning, dressed in his geasy overalls he walked down to the local hardware store to pick up a wrench.  "What's new?" the store owner asked as he rang up the purchse. 

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What it Means to Believe

By Pastor Bruce Kotila

As a young Augustinian monk Luther could not find any peace with God nor did he have any assurance of salvation. Luther would read the Scriptures, encounter the words of Romans 3:21,22, "righteousness of God", and they would strike terror in his heart. No matter how long he fasted, no matter how long he prayed, he was continually confronted with his own sinfulness and the question of how could he become righteous in the sight of God? All of these events led to what has become known as ... More

The Benefits of Knowing God

By Pastor Bruce Kotila

I recently have been meditating upon Psalm 103:1-5, and am experiencing a renewal of my spirit.  In accordance with the discipline of meditation I am seeking to make these words of King David my constant mental companion for the purpose of taking up residence in my heart.  I say them over several times as I wake each morning, revisit them throughout the day as I have opportunity and then again make them the focus of my thoughts as I drift off to sleep.   I expected the ... More

No Other Plan

By Pastor Bruce Kotila

When one reads the Gospels or studies the lives of Jesus’ first disciples, we are tempted to think, “What was God thinking?” The incompetence, and at times reluctance, on the part of the disciples to understand, or embrace, Jesus’ mission of making disciples is nothing short of amazing. Could God really have planned to win the world with a collection of fishermen, tax collectors and other ordinary folks? Or even more to the point, does He really expect the church of ... More

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