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Jon Brown

Jon Brown

Jon Brown is the lead pastor of Pillar Church in Holland, MI. With his beloved wife, Kristyn, Jon is the proud father of 4 daughters: Lydia, Tabitha, Miriah, and Ava. He has been the keynote speaker at a number of events including, The Nicaraguan Pastors Conference of the Moravian Church, The Cascades Family Bible Camp, and many events at Hope College. He is a regular writer for the Words of Hope devotionals as well. Urging the church forward to participate in the mission of Christ in the world is where Jon finds the deepest joy and greatest sense of purpose.
Devotionals

All We Need to Know

Read: John 20:30-31; Romans 11:33-36 But these are written so that you may come to believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that through believing you

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Devotionals

So I Send You

Read: John 20:21; Matthew 28:16-20 Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” (John 20:21 NRSV) Matthew’s Gospel is

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Devotionals

The Eighth Day

Read: John 20:26; 2 Corinthians 5 Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” (John 20:26 NRSV) There is a theological tradition in the church that

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Devotionals

The Lord’s Day

Read: John 20:19-23; Revelation 1:10 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were

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Devotionals

The Power to Forgive

Read: John 20:1-10; Matthew 6:14-15 So she ran and went to Simon Peter. (John 20:2 NRSV) This is the first time Peter’s name shows up in the Gospel of John

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Devotionals

Meeting Our Doubts

Read: John 20:24-29; Revelation 3:20 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see the mark of the nails in

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Devotionals

Presence in Grief

Read: John 20:11-18; 1 Thessalonians 4:13 But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb. (John 20:11 NRSV) Even though we

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Resurrection Day

Read: 1 Corinthians 15 But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have died. (v. 20 NRSV) To put it in a

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Devotionals

Unleavened Lives

Read: John 19:38-42 Now there was a garden in the place where he was crucified, and in the garden there was a new tomb in which no one had ever

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