50 Years Old Today

50 Years Old Today

I turned 50 today. It really has not hit me yet. I think I’m in denial. I just don’t feel 50. I know I’m gonna hear “half century old” today and other pokes from my “friends”, but I just don”t believe I’m here. It’s the truth though. My mom called me this morning and...
A Jubilee For Me

A Jubilee For Me

Years ago I saw a television commercial for Hamburger Helper. It showed a mom preparing dinner for the family only to be disappointed when her little boy asks to eat dinner at his friends house instead. At the end of the commercial it was revealed that the other mom...

New Beginnings

The wedding was a simple one, with just family and a few friends. We were married on June 4th 1965. It was a Friday night service. We drove the next day to Cleveland Ohio to visit some friends who had given us a 1955 Chevy, as gift, a couple months before. Once they...
Mission Report 2015

Mission Report 2015

Mission Report 2015 By Sharon VanWyk Of all the wonderful things this life can bring us, nothing is more rewarding than the warmth of being at the right place in God’s perfect time.  That is how we felt being back in the Philippines this year.  It wasn’t really a...
God Gave The Song

God Gave The Song

GOD GAVE THE SONG By Loretta “Ma La” LaFontaine The song started in the heart of a little girl in the hills of Arkansas. I loved to sing in Sunday School at Church. I belted out the precious old hymns and especially enjoyed the more peppy, foot tapping,...
My Calling

My Calling

My Calling By John LaFontaine It was a cool winter night in February, the year was 1962. I was in the Air Force, stationed in Goldsboro, North Carolina and was attending the local Church of God. It was a Wednesday night,the service had ended and many had gathered...
Greatest Thing Outside Of Salvation

Greatest Thing Outside Of Salvation

GREATEST THING OUTSIDE OF SALVATION By John LaFontaine PROVERBS 18:22 “ Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.” “The Greatest thing God give man outside of salvation was a wife….” (Branham) It would be some time before I would...
The Pursuit

The Pursuit

THE PURSUIT By John LaFontaine The revival meeting was about to start on the West side of Madison, Wisconsin. This was one of the most difficult meetings I would preach, up until this point in my ministry. There was a couple of reasons for this struggle. First of all,...