I wish // I wish

by Michelle Weygandt

In Shauna Niequist’s book, “Bittersweet,” she says, “There is a season for wildness and a season for settledness, and this is neither. This season is about becoming.” This quote has made me feel more normal; like the things I’m feeling aren’t completely bizarre. I’m only 20 years old, but sometimes I feel like I’m stuck. […]

Everything You Need

by Original Staff
Week 28

2 Peter 1:3 (NLT) By his divine power, God has given us everything we need for living a godly life. This quote has come up on my instagram feed several times lately: Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. So true. We are all fighting some kind of battle…some battles are […]

A Dream Come True

by Original Staff

It’s been an amazing year here at Rockford First! A little over a year ago we decided it was time (after 25 years) to renovate our Main Auditorium so we began giving, saving, and then building. What an undertaking! The church came together, we saw God bless our efforts, and a vision came to pass. […]

Smiles, Winks, Hugs & Kisses

by Original Staff
Week 27

2 Thessalonians 3:5 (NIV) “May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance.” Have you ever seen… …the orange harvest moon …the sunset over the ocean …a child stomping through leaves …an elderly couple holding hands …a dog greet a returning family member …love in the eyes of someone you love We […]