Mark Vande Zande

Mark Vande Zande serves as the pastor of First Christian Reformed Church in Orange City, Iowa.

Articles by this author:

  • The Senses of Christmas

    Meeting Jesus through Taste, Touch, Smell, Sound, and Sight

    Last year our congregation chose to take a look at the Christmas story through the lens of our five senses.

    On the first Sunday of the Advent season we looked at the tastes of Christmas. We began by looking at the reason why Jesus came, and we tasted the bread and the juice of communion as a reminder of the body and blood of the Lord.