Author Archives: Dan Kopp

About Dan Kopp

In 2010 Dan and Kellie felt the call by God to plant a church somewhere in Macomb County, Michigan. Several months later The Eastside Vineyard Church launched and currently meets inside Shelby Jr. High in Shelby Township. This blog began in the pre-launch phase of the church and has exceeded 50,000 hits. Thanks for reading!

A Brother Who Smuggled a Book

Yesterday was the first official day of summer and because of that I felt led to write this blog. It’s about a brother who smuggled a book. And I hope what you read inspires you to reach new heights on … Continue reading

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Surprising Words From Billy Graham About the Holy Spirit

We are a few days removed from celebrating the day of Pentecost (it fell on June 4th this year) and because of that, I want to share a couple quotes with you. A heads up that the SECOND quote is … Continue reading

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The Holiday of Pentecost

We can’t imagine treating December 25th like any other day and then waking up on December 26th and thinking, “Wasn’t Christmas around this time of year?” 🙂 But I am guessing that is exactly what is going to happen to … Continue reading

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Don’t “Jump Ahead” to Easter Sunday

I am writing this on the Wednesday of what is known as Holy Week. So we are 48 hours away from Good Friday and 4 days away from Easter Sunday. As a Christian living in America, it’s very easy to … Continue reading

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Stumbling Toward Easter

I woke up this morning and turned the calendar on our fridge to a new month (Yes, we are “old school” at the Kopp house!). Can you believe it’s already April? Because it’s April 1st that means we are just … Continue reading

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Was God a “Good Good Father” When It Came to the Cross?

Unquestioned assumptions. We all have them. We simply assume certain things to be true and never question those beliefs. Like the fact that the sky is blue (do you know why?). How gasoline makes a car run. Why so many … Continue reading

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The Man Behind the Holiday

Last week during our six-day power outage, Kellie, the kids, and I were killing time at Meijer while enjoying a heated building! 🙂 While we were wandering up and down the aisles, I came across their display of stuff for … Continue reading

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