Hamilton High Coach Mo Chacon shares his story of faith

Hamilton High Coach Mo Chacon shares his story of faith

Author’s note; Cahuilla Native Lighthouse, which was founded about 14 years ago to be a spiritual lighthouse of God’s truth – first to the Nation and then beyond, recently welcomed native son, Coach Mo Chacon. Chacon is the son of Nushune Chacon and grandson of tribal elder Nella Heredia. He coaches for Hamilton’s successful 2016 […]

VGC 2016 Women’s Conference; Sealing the Deal Oct. 20-22

VGC 2016 Women’s Conference; Sealing the Deal Oct. 20-22

It is the heart of Valley Gospel Chapel (VGC) Women’s Ministries to see the body of Christ as a whole in the Valley grow. VGC Women’s ministry recognizes that each individual church body has its gift’s, ministry and unique purpose as a part of the body of Christ in the Valley, with Jesus Christ himself […]

Coach Mo Chacon to speak at the Lighthouse Oct. 1

Coach Mo Chacon to speak at the Lighthouse Oct. 1

The Cahuilla Native Lighthouse will host guest speaker Coach Mo Chacon Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. at the Cahuilla Tribal Hall. Breakfast will be served before the meeting. Coach Chacon currently can be seen on the football field coaching the Hamilton Bobcats. He is also a Cahuilla tribal member and grandson of elder tribeswoman Neal […]

When I was a child my prayers were simple

When I was a child my prayers were simple

The following is based on Pastors Blake and Stephanie Booth of Valley Gospel Chapel Wednesday night teaching series on having effective prayers and prayer life. When I was a child my prayers were simple, I asked God for things I wanted; Spiderman, GI Joe, a bike. As I saw my simple childhood prayers were answered I […]

Our friend Gus, you will be missed

Our friend Gus, you will be missed

Gus that is how most of us knew him, no last name just Gus. The Gus Schmitter I and others remember was a happy gentle soul who loved Jesus and love to help when and where he could.  He always had a big smile that would light up his whole being when he recognized a friendly […]

Bending the Bow International changing generations at VGC the whole story

Bending the Bow International changing generations at VGC the whole story

Editor’s Note; due to an error only a part of the following article was shown in last week’s Faith Section, here it is in its entirety. Bending the Bow International recently came to host Valley Gospel Chapel’s Vacation Bible School. Bending the Bow International consist of Seth and Mary Beth Sponsler and their family of […]

Bending the Bow International Changing Generations at VGC: Part 2

Bending the Bow International Changing Generations at VGC: Part 2

” God has an amazing plan and purpose for your life! For the Kingdom to function effectively each of us MUST find our place and do what God has called us to do…with all of our heart, FOR GOD. Your life matters, God’s plan for your life matters. What you carry is SIGNIFICANT.” I shared with […]

Thoughts of Faith, where do all the young people go?

Thoughts of Faith, where do all the young people go?

Growing up I never thought about it. As a parent it was on my mind, now as a grandparent the statistic that 70 to 75 percent of all young people growing up in church leave after they graduate from high school is something I think about often and it brings me to wonder, where do […]

Thoughts of Faith; Grace a pinpoint of Light in the darkness

When I take the time to stop, look up and stare into the night sky I am pleased to see the pin points of light staring back at me. The Milky Way, Orion, the planets Venus and Mars and other constellations that are familiar in the night sky greet me. They shine so bright against […]

Commencement Day at Olivet University’s New Riverside Campus

Commencement Day at Olivet University’s New Riverside Campus

Commencement Day at Olivet University June 24 with a prestigious guest and faculty gathered at the Riverside Campus to commemorate the graduation of students from Olivet campuses from across the United States. This year Olivet University graduates were awarded 12 Bachelor of Arts degrees, one Journalism degree, 11 Theology majors, eight Master of Arts, one […]