Monthly Archives: March 2019

God Incognito

They’re starting to pop in my front yard again. Our California poppies are starting to bloom in our yard, as the first sign that every other plant is about ready to burst out with vibrant color and beauty. Spring is … Continue reading

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Just Look

It’s an interesting question to consider. If people were to look at your life and marvel at who you are, or what you’ve made of yourself – how do you think they would marvel? Would people marvel, and would you … Continue reading

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What Is Truth?

Today I want to share something that I recently stumbled upon and found powerful. On April 17, 1970 Johnny Cash found himself invited to sing at the White House for then President Nixon. Of course it was an honor, but … Continue reading

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Feelings On Monday

Mondays are funny days for pastors because it’s the day right after so much human interaction at a Sunday worship gathering. Therefore, Monday are usually filled with lots of feelings for pastors, and usually in the extreme. You’re either high … Continue reading

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The Right Purpose Of Power

We’re living in a time when we’re all thinking about power and, most recently, the misuse of power. We’re seeing power abused in politics, business, systemic oppression, #metoo stories, and pastoral leadership. Here’s a very thoughtful quote for all of … Continue reading

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What Is That?

This morning I’m waking up to a strange brightness on the horizon. There’s this bright, brilliant light casting beams of yellow and orange over my back fence. I’m also looking up at a sky I haven’t seen in two months. … Continue reading

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Ashes

Today is Ash Wednesday, the day Christians enter into the season of Lent. It’s a day when many of us enter into thoughtful introspection about the reality of our condition (called sin) which prompted God’s final solution through the death, … Continue reading

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