Monthly Archives: February 2015

God At The City Council

Yesterday I was asked by Cathy Hsu, of Second Harvest Food Bank, to join her at the Santa Cruz City Council. Our church has been partnering with Second Harvest’s “Passion for Produce” program to use our church location as a … Continue reading

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Stupid Award Shows

Last night television broadcast the glitzy “Hey aren’t we amazing!” Academy Awards celebration of Hollywood. I’m not going to rain on the entire parade. It’s kinda fun to see people achieve the highest level in their craft and be celebrated … Continue reading

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Nakedly Ourselves

What most of us do in our spiritual walk with Jesus is that we enter into salvation, enjoying the forgiveness and assurance of eternal life, and then immediately proceed to try harder to do better at managing our compulsion and … Continue reading

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Gospel Of Sin Management

This week the people of God enter into the season of Lent. It’s a time for us to look at our lives under the guidance of God’s Spirit and honestly assess our spiritual condition. As we begin Lent, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Love And Valentines

The best definition of love I’ve ever read is 1 John 4: 10 which says, “This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.” To … Continue reading

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Love And Kitchen Tiles

There once was this old public service advertisement depicting a hot frying pan with the voice-over “This is your brain.” It was quickly followed by the image of an egg being dumped into the pan and splattering in the searing … Continue reading

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When Red Becomes Gray

I’ve been reading the red letters in my bible – you know the words of Jesus that are highlighted in red.  I’m trying my best to read what Jesus says, and understand what He says at face value. It’s actually … Continue reading

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