Larry Kreider’s Blog

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Faith is a choice

Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” Faith is a choice, not an emotion. We all have faith, but each of us makes the personal choice as to where we place our faith. Billy Graham chose to place his complete faith and [...]

By | 2018-03-07T12:38:07+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Christian Living, Leadership|2 Comments

A tribute to Billy Graham

My greatest modern day hero of the faith, Billy Graham, went to be with his Lord early this morning. I have always loved this man. As a young dairy farmer he chose to believe the Bible was the Word of God and committed his life completely to Christ. God used him powerfully to change the [...]

By | 2018-02-21T11:26:21+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Christian Living, Leadership|3 Comments

Do we need more churches?

I have heard it said hundreds of times: “We do not need more churches in our community. We have enough churches already.” I disagree. We cannot fulfill the Great Commission without planting churches. We need new churches! Jesus, when He ascended into heaven two thousand years ago, left a spiritual family of 120 believers in [...]

By | 2018-02-09T13:23:44+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Christian Living, Leadership|0 Comments

Effective Teamwork

Teamwork was God’s idea. He demonstrates teamwork for us in the way the Father, Son and Holy Spirit work together as one, yet each has his own role. Jesus could have accomplished His work on earth on His own, but he chose to work with a team to fulfill the task. He developed His disciples [...]

By | 2018-01-26T12:24:32+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Christian Living, Leadership|0 Comments


We all experience change and transition in life. God calls it “seasons.” Ecclesiastes 3:1 says, “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.” Sometimes life is exciting, dynamic, and we feel on top of the world. At other times we just want to go away and escape our situation. King [...]

By | 2018-01-17T15:58:13+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Christian Living, Leadership|0 Comments

YOU were born for a purpose

You are God’s favorite child! Our God has many favorites, and he can do that, because He is God! YOU were born for a purpose, regardless of how you feel this week. Take one small step of faith today and watch the Lord open doors before you. Author Lysa Terkeust gives us this great advice, [...]

By | 2018-01-12T15:20:30+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment