Monthly Archives: October 2018

Grief

It’s been an interesting week for me when it comes to facing mortality and grief in life. Last Wednesday I took the time to blast out of Santa Cruz at 5am to run up to my childhood hometown to check … Continue reading

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Failing At Love Is Better Than Succeeding At Pride

A dear prayer warrior in my church recently shared this quote with me. It describes the lean of my heart and I hope it resonates with you. It comes from Eugene Peterson’s book “A Long Obedience in the Same Direction.” … Continue reading

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Leaving What We’ve Outgrown

Our hearts are wired for the eternal, the lasting and the beautiful. It isn’t often that we taste all of these things, on this side of eternity, but there is that longing deep within all of us. Allow me to … Continue reading

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A Silent Walk, An Important Point

The prophet Amos once loudly shouted, “let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream!” Amos 4: 24 When you begin to follow God’s heart into the conversation about justice it can be really overwhelming. One of … Continue reading

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Do It Again!

I just emptied out my dishwasher for probably the 1 millionth time in my life. No it has to be about the 2 millionth time! I also have had a week of nothing but meetings and conversations that could leave … Continue reading

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Thankful For My Spiritual Heroes

I have many spiritual heroes in my life. People who I could look at and follow them “as they followed Christ.” My Dad and Mom are of course high on the list, but there are others as well. This morning … Continue reading

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I Think I’m One Of Those Cows

Right now Faith Community Church is in a study of the book of Amos. Man, it can be so easy to preach things at people, but it’s not easy to look deep into your own life as you study God’s … Continue reading

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