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A Journey of Transformation and Hope

February 4, 2016

“And all of us, with unveiled faces, seeing the glory of the Lord as though reflected in a mirror, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another; for this comes from the Lord, the Spirit.”  – 2 Corinthians 3:18 Dear Friends, As we move into the season of Lent during […]










Choosing Hope

January 27, 2016

We’re always humbled here at The Colossian Forum when God uses our mission and ministry to spark hope in unexpected ways. In a world with polarizing political debates, tense family dinners (even if we can play Adele’s Hello at opportune moments), and churches divided on key cultural topics, it’s tough to see through the mess […]










Mourning with those who mourn

January 19, 2016

Psalm 34:18 The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. This past weekend, our dear friend and colleague Craig Schrotenboer’s youngest daughter Chelsea Overbeeke unexpectedly passed away. Chelsea suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage last Thursday and died early Sunday morning. She is survived by her husband Anthony in […]










Tips to Enrich Your Prayer Life

January 13, 2016

So, how’s your prayer life? Did you commit to deepening your prayer practice in the new year? Do your prayers feel routine or tired? Throughout the Bible, believers are called to pray. It’s an essential part of our relationship with God, where we communicate, worship, and seek God’s face. Here at The Colossian Forum, we […]










Prayer Letter, January 2016

January 5, 2016

When they had heard the king, they set out; and there, ahead of them, went the star that they had seen at its rising, until it stopped over the place where the child was. When they saw that the star had stopped, they were overwhelmed with joy.” – Matthew 2:9-10 Hello Friends, Happy New Year! […]










Prayer Letter, December 2015

December 9, 2015

“People will faint from fear and foreboding of what is coming upon the world, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken. Then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.”  – Luke 21:26-27 Dear Friends, My kids love Christmas music. I’d like to say their tastes are […]










Fall 2015 Newsletter

December 2, 2015

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TCF Welcomes Jennifer Vander Molen as New Manager of Communications

November 25, 2015

The Colossian Forum is pleased to announce the hiring of Jennifer Vander Molen as our new Manager of Communications. A Michigan native and graduate of Northwestern College (Orange City, Iowa), Jennifer most recently served as the Electronic Media Associate for the Reformed Church in America (RCA) providing oversight of the RCA’s website and social media […]