Author Archives: Jon Sanders

About Jon Sanders

Follower of Jesus; Husband to an amazing woman; Father of 3 great kids; Pastor of a multi-site church with a vision to reach rural America for Christ!

The RESCUE Church is coming to Garretson!

It is my pleasure to announce the next multi-site location of The RESCUE Church will be opening in Garretson, SD (Lord willing) sometime in 2014! God has given our church a vision to bring healthy, growing church campuses to rural … Continue reading

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My Reading List for 2013

It has been said that, “Leaders are readers.”  I believe this is true.  I have learned SO MUCH through the discipline of being a reader.  I constantly encourage my staff toward personal growth and development by being readers. A few … Continue reading

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The RESCUE Church is Launching in Jamaica!

This Sunday something very exciting is happening!  I am thrilled to announce that The RESCUE Church will be opening our newest campus in Deeside, Jamaica!!! Let me briefly recap the story of how a church in rural South Dakota was … Continue reading

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What can you give a King for Christmas?

***I am writing this particular blog post with the intended audience being those readers who are members or faithful attenders of The RESCUE Church.  If this doesn’t apply to you, feel free to keep on reading, but please don’t feel … Continue reading

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What can a Broken iPod teach us about God?

This is a guest post written by Sam Pickard, Colman Campus Pastor of The RESCUE Church. Sunday was a great day!  It was a day that started with an extra hour sleep due to the time change followed by an … Continue reading

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My God Answers Prayer!

Wow!  I just have to share how God answered a huge prayer request yesterday! You can read more about it from my last blog post (click HERE), but I will give you the short version here.  In addition to praying … Continue reading

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Praying for a Miracle

I want to use this blog post to inform my readers and especially The RESCUE Church family about a special Sunday coming up and to ask ALL of you to join me in praying for a miracle. Recently, our community … Continue reading

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Don’t let pride cheat you today!

Hi.  My name is Jon Sanders and I struggle with pride.  Lately, God has been dealing with me about the hideous sin of pride that so easily creeps up in my life, but seems to go so easily undetected. In … Continue reading

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Is it ever OK for a Christian to leave their church?

In response to some discussion surrounding a recent series of blog posts (click HERE to read), I would like to take on the question of whether or not it is ever ok for a Christian to leave their local church. … Continue reading

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Questions About Mental Illness

Hey Everyone! I could use your help with something.  This weekend, The RESCUE Church is beginning a new message series called Cow Tipping. In this series we will be taking on some of the Church’s “sacred cows”, issues that rarely … Continue reading

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