My name is Josh Hurley. My wife Jackie and I and our 3 girls live in Cascade, Idaho. We believe we were called to Cascade for one purpose: To help build the Body into the head who is Christ. Imagine what a great and incredible gift each of us have in working together to become ONE with God! His Spirit lives in us and actively guides our lives telling us whom to speak to, how to pray, when to move, and when to stay. Our job is to be obedient. If you are a believer in the Cascade area and want to know how you can contribute to the body that is being built here, please let us know!

Recent Blog Posts
It`s the Gospel, stupid!
Feb 1, 2021, 10:43 AM
Across the years, much has been said and written about the church. Jesus? Not so much. We would much rather talk about us, than talk about Him. Do you know why? The world doesn't care when we talk about us. But, just try talking about Jesus and watch the response.
Why Fear Death?
Jan 21, 2021, 10:33 AM
To fear death is to limit God. From the very beginning God has been shaping death into life. So why do we fear death? Is it a lack of trust? Is our obsession with keeping our life an idol? I woke up with these thoughts and wrote the following poem.
Protests in DC
Jan 8, 2021, 8:02 AM
From Christians suddenly growing a backbone, to America's founding ideals about self-control, to where the blame should rest in our Country right now, this essay is five thoughts about why I am outside the main stream in my thinking right now. Read the post to see if you can find one with which you agree.

Seat Belts v Masks
Dec 12, 2020, 11:28 AM
Is the government requiring masks like the government requiring seat belts? I don't think so. Is there anything the government can force you to do that will help you live longer? I don't think so. Obedience to God is the only metric that will dictate the length of your life for which His perfect plan calls. 
Episode #6 - Abortion
Dec 1, 2020, 6:01 PM
Published this on the podcast back in December and forgot to hit publish on the blog. With the Right to Life marches in the news, it is a good time to publish it here. In this episode we discuss today's Supreme Court hearing regarding Dobbs vs Jackson. In this case the Supreme Court is trying to decide whether or not they should overturn Roe v. Wade. What should Christians be doing during this time? What should our hope be from this case? Is there a great outcome for America in this?
Electoral College: A Democracy or a Republic?
Nov 4, 2020, 9:25 AM
Democrats focus on the United States as a democracy, the ideology that the majority rules. When majority rules, they get what they want. Republicans focus on the United States as a Constitutional Republic. The people elect representatives who balance the views of the majority with the needs of the minority. But which of these is the Electoral College?

Was Jesus Self Centered?
Sep 24, 2020, 8:51 AM
If you were a disciple, how would you respond to Jesus spreading leprosy? Forcing you to go on scary boat rides? Telling you to not worry about food or clothing? Telling you not to wash your hands before you eat? Was Jesus a self-centered jerk?
For evil to triumph . .
Aug 27, 2020, 7:28 PM
All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. But, it can not just be one or two. It must be the collective whole of the saints. It must be the collective whole of the patriots. Social media is not the glue we think it is to accomplish this unity. It is actually the opposite.
The OODA Loop
Jul 13, 2020, 4:44 PM
Do you ever feel like in our current world that you are just getting used to a "new normal" when another one is thrown at you? Did you know this also happens in your spiritual life? Understanding your OODA Loop could help!