Monthly Archives: October 2017

Human Trafficking In The Bay Area

One of the people in my church has been really captivated by God’s heart for the oppressed. Krista has shared with our church leaders this video of a talk given by Betty Ann Hagenau. Betty Ann is a former college … Continue reading

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Hurry Leading To Delays

In our North American culture it’s way too easy to rush our way through life, trying to get ahead, build a life, and work for a better tomorrow for our family. But a pastor friend of mine recently shared some … Continue reading

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Mad At God And Trusting God

As a pastor, I find myself sitting with people at very dark moments in their lives asking very hard questions about God and feeling very strong emotions about God. Sometimes I watch people who dearly love God, wrestle with admitting … Continue reading

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Agnostics Acting Like Believers

I wince every time I read a new report revealing the fact that followers of Jesus, in America, don’t really live all that differently than unbelievers and agnostics. In a report written over a decade ago, Ronald Sider summed up … Continue reading

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Guns. America. Just Asking.

In the fallout of the horrific tragedy in Las Vegas, I’ve been wondering and asking some questions. When I was a little punk I used to think girls had “cooties.” I actually didn’t come up with this idea all by … Continue reading

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Another Dark Night In America

I can hardly stand it anymore! I wake up in the morning, and get on my elliptical for a workout only to read that another dark tragedy has happened in America. Of course, my mind – like everyone – immediately … Continue reading

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