Getting Back in the Swing of Things

Like many high school and college students, I have been on “ an extended summer break” since the middle of March when school transitioned online. While I was technically still in school I was still on “summer break”! I’m just waiting for my Uncle Joel to say, “GET A JOB!” (actually, now that I’m back in school, he would just …

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It’s Gonna Be Okay

I think it’s safe to say that we are all struggling during these times. With all the negativity from the media stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic and all the other bad things going on in the world, it eventually starts to sound like the adults in the Charlie Brown cartoons (i.e. blah-blah-blah-blah). It gets so annoying that it makes you …

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Using The Message vs The NIV

For as long as I can remember, the version of the Bible that I grew up on was the New International Version, or NIV, and it’s the version we all have grown accustomed to asmembers of Hillside. However, as I got older, I wanted a simpler version. So, on myhandy-dandy Bible App that I use, I discovered “The Message”, so …

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Faith

We, humans, have faith in a lot of things. We have faith in our work ethic, that it will stay active for a long time. We have faith in our sports teams, that they will win every game. We have faith in the stock market, that our money will be invested wisely. Most importantly, however, is our faith in God. …

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Joy Through Music in My Life

Hello Hillside Family! My name is Marco Milani, or Msquared, and this is one of many articles I will be writing for the Hillside Herald Newsletter. This section will be all about my Christian walk, and the things I go through and struggle with, centered around one bible verse. In this issue, I will begin my series of articles with …

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