What churches need to be devoted to (and a building is not one of them) – Acts 2, Part 5

What would your church do if God brought revival to your church and in a relatively short time period thousands of new people started coming to your church? What we have seen in the first church was that 3000 people were added to their number that day in Acts 2. If that happened to us,Continue reading “What churches need to be devoted to (and a building is not one of them) – Acts 2, Part 5”

Jesus wants us to have so much more than eternal life – Our Identity: In Christ, Part 3

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear “eternal life”?  Probably heaven right?  Life after death. But that’s not the only way that Jesus talked about the new life that we can have in him.  In John 10:10 he would go on to say that he came that people would haveContinue reading “Jesus wants us to have so much more than eternal life – Our Identity: In Christ, Part 3”

Why I am Going on a Three-month Sabbatical

I started sabbatical January 1st.  For the first three months of 2018 I will put my pastoral duties on pause. I have so much gratitude to Faith Church for allowing this, and for facilitating it.  Over the last few years, as the church considered and planned for the sabbatical, there have been numerous people inContinue reading “Why I am Going on a Three-month Sabbatical”

Cardboard box tower and a covered desktop – The Monday Messy Office Report – July 20, 2015

My Monday Messy Office Report returns!  I’m sure you were feeling incomplete without it… Today two photos that show what I arrived to this morning: A smallish church pastor wears many hats, and Picture #1 shows a bunch of them: 1. Three weeks worth of bulletin proofs. I’m part of a team from Faith ChurchContinue reading “Cardboard box tower and a covered desktop – The Monday Messy Office Report – July 20, 2015”