Stephen Braunius (34)

Healed and Healing

I wrote this article for the eNews from Fellowship Church of Holland, MI We sang a song this past Sunday called “All Ye Refugees.” The following words, in particular, keep circling in my mind: Oh refugee, I did not cast you out In death and…

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Enough?

This is an article I wrote for the February 17, 2016 newsletter for Fellowship Reformed Church For the past few months I’ve been on a quest to remove clutter from my life. I believe the reason for my desire to see things clean, orderly,…

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Trained vs. Untrained

I recently attended a safety and security presentation. One particular element that I found particularly interesting was how trained vs. untrained people respond during a crisis. It looks like the original source for the information is from the Center for Personal Protection and Safety As…

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Trust in His Story

My family and I have been catching up on Star Wars over this Christmas break. Yes, we even have Star Wars pajamas and a BB-8 (a small robot in the new Star Wars movie) stuffed toy for our dog. Seeing the movie on opening night…

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Screaming Goats vs. Fainting Goats

This is an article I wrote for the Sunday’s Comin’ eNewsletter from Fellowship Reformed Church Last week I discovered fainting goats on YouTube. Have you ever seen them? They are rather small and they have a strange reaction to being startled or scared–their muscles…

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