Monthly Archives: March 2018

A Sad Darkness In Santa Cruz

I’d pretty much just sat down to begin wrapping my mind around another Easter message, when my phone dinged. It was a text from our Pastor of Family Ministry, and she wrote,“Are you here?” I wrote back, “No I’m studying … Continue reading

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Pride And Sadness

I’m getting a little choked up just thinking about this as I write. I’m looking at giant piece of paper in our dining room filled with a list of pros and cons for two colleges. Over the weekend my wife … Continue reading

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It’s Taking Too Long God!

Why does God take forever to answer my most important prayers? I’m not sure this is actually true but it does seem that God readily answers my semi-silly prayers for a good parking space, but is agonizingly slow to answer … Continue reading

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Words That Build Or Destroy

I highly recommend watching the movie “Darkest Hour” and Gary Oldman’s Oscar winning portrayal of Winston Churchill during the dark days of WWII. The story was so fascinating that I’m now reading the book “Darkest Hour: How Churchill Brought England … Continue reading

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Guns N’ Walkouts

As I write thousands of high school students around our nation are walking out of their classrooms to attempt communicating their concern to state and federal leaders about gun violence in schools. Now I know that I have different readers … Continue reading

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Tears And Love

The place where God calls you is the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s deep hunger. –¬†Frederick Beuchner¬† Last night I got to listen to a team of six people from Faith Community Church share their personal experience … Continue reading

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Wisdom From A Demon

Prosperity knits a man to the World. He feels that he is “finding his place in it,” while really it is finding its place in him. His increasing reputation, his widening circle of acquaintances, his sense of importance, the growing … Continue reading

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