Category Archive for: ‘Grassmid, Travis’

Christ, the Lamb of God

“Lamb of God,” what an interesting description of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! I have raised lambs in the past and many farmers in our community raise lambs as well. Lambs, although cute, are not typically noted for their courage, their strength, or even for their intelligence. Why would Scripture describe our triumphant Savior as “the Lamb of God”? …

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Portraits: Rev. Travis Grassmid

My grandfather, Joe Grassmid, first arrived on the shores of the United States in 1913 at the age of twelve. The entire family, two parents and nine children (Joe being the youngest), were leaving Friesland (part of the Netherlands), having secured transport aboard the Titanic; just before departure, however, one of the girls became very sick, and they were forced …

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