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!

Sometimes Love Looks Like a Backpack

Like it or not, Christians have a pretty bad reputation nowadays. If you played a word association game with a non-church goer and you said “Christian” they would most likely reply with words like “hypocritical” and “judgmental.” What if the first … Continue reading

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Why Our Family “Fasted” from TV, the iPad, and the Internet This Summer

Imagine 40 days with no TV… no Netflix… no iPad… no sports talk radio… no Facebook… no surfing the internet… no online games… 40 days free from all of the above. Think you could do it? The reason I am … Continue reading

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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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