From the Back Pew Blog

Being Present- Thoughts From Confirmation Weekend

November 30, 2022

Reflections from Confirmation weekend worship

Advent candles burn in front of twinkling Christmas lights.

How to Celebrate Advent

November 11, 2022

The Advent season is almost upon us. You likely associate Advent with Christmas and the fun calendars with the hidden windows, but what is Advent and when did it start? Historically, Advent is more than just a period leading up to Christmas. It’s steeped in significant Christian traditions. Let’s look at the meaning of Advent […]


Dance Like, Praise Like, Worship Like David

November 1, 2022

A reflection on the 2 Samuel 6 sermons


Introducing Abbie Sonstegard – Our New Content Writer!

October 18, 2022

Hello! I am Abbie Sonstegard and I have recently accepted the position of “Content Writer” at King of Kings. I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and my role in the church community. WHAT IS A “CONTENT WRITER?” Basically, I will be working with Dan Green and the worship team to write weekly […]

A Bible lays open to a favorite verse on a wooden table.

What are the Most Popular Bible Verses?

October 14, 2022

Songs that constantly play on the radio or movies that do huge business at the box office may not be your favorites, but there’s a reason behind their popularity. Hit songs, hot TV series and bestselling books become elevated because they resonate with the greater public. These cultural artifacts fill some collective need that was […]

Monument to Martin Luther in his hometown of Eisleben Germany.

Who Was Martin Luther?

September 16, 2022

It’s a classic story: a hard working blue collar couple wants the best for their son. They pinch pennies and send him to the best schools so that he can become a lawyer instead of following his father’s footsteps down the local ore mine. The young lad starts promising but a rebellious streak awakens and […]

A large crowd of people gather in the shape of a cross.

Why Join a Church Community

August 1, 2022

Religious beliefs are a deeply personal matter and worship is an intimate practice that we hold closely. Finding the right church to support your faith goals is important but there are other reasons to attend church.  Joining a church for community offers its own set of benefits beyond religious enrichment. Why join a local church? […]

A family of four runs through a grassy field at sunset.

6 Faith Goals for Your Family (with examples)

July 15, 2022

Keeping your family on track and organized is a full time job. While it may be easy to overlook, faith is an important component of your family’s growth. Faith comforts us through challenges, guides our decisions and informs how we conduct ourselves. Developing faith based goals can help your family deepen your faith and strengthen […]


The Best Christian Books for Your Summer Reading

June 7, 2022

With summer getaways quickly approaching, we thought we would provide a list of some of the best Christian books to take with you to the beach, cottage or hotel. There are few greater pleasures than relaxing with a good book while on break. Why not inject a little faith into your reading list while you’re […]

Graphic of a white dove surrounded by flame to represent the Holy Spirit of Pentecost.

Why Pentecost is Important

May 6, 2022

Pentecost marks the beginning of the Christian Church. It occurs every year, 50 days after Easter Sunday. This year we celebrate Pentecost, on June 5. While it is not as widely acknowledged as Easter or Christmas, Pentecost has great religious significance. Why is Pentecost so important? Primarily because it marks the day when the Holy […]