As we wrap up 2022, I wanted to thank all of you who have journeyed alongside our family. This year I enjoyed conversations with my friend Bart and simple church retreat participants around this passage: “Ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls.” – Jeremiah 6:16-17 Some see house church as a way to fix the church’s struggles, but if a gathering simply changes location (even to a home) it unfortunately does not necessarily lead to “rest for one’s soul.” As we continue to transition from… Read More »Wrapping Up 2022 – Gavin Duerson
Friends, I cannot thank you enough for supporting our family and the ministry of simple church. A gift to Simple Church Alliance allows me to serve in the role I do and it has enabled me to navigate a very tumultuous time for our family these past two years as we have been in and out of the hospital with Wylie. Thanks to all who have supported us in this special way. We are eternally grateful. The past year has been a challenging but wonderful year and we could not be more grateful to still be here after ten years… Read More »Support Simple Church Alliance
A Savior By Emma Duerson A blinding star beaming with light Was seen across the land Holier than the star was bright Was the Savior born that night The little King was not to lay in a castle crib But upon the hay The darkness beheld the birth of Jesus Christ our King —- Emma is our ten year old daughter (pictured in the bottom right corner). She has developed a great interest in poetry this year. It is a privilege and joy for our family to be on this journey with you! Merry Christmas!