How Do You Grow? 🌱


Here in Washington, we are blessed with incredible seasons. Our Fall colors become bare winter branches, and in the spring, things start to grow, giving way to long stretches of rain-free summer. As I was preparing my yard for a season of growth the thought came to me, in order for something to grow, the […]

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What Does God Want You To Do?


  This has been a messy year. You don’t need me to list all the reasons why. You were there. You know that no matter how messy things get, I’m going to keep saying it—Jesus is real. Not only is he real, he is actively involved in the events of our lives, and we forget […]

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God Wanted Me To Tell You…


  I want do something a little bit different today. I was spending time with the Lord, and the Lord had something he wanted me to say. Today, I don’t have a lesson on how you and I are meant to live as children of God. (Even though you know I love that and could […]

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Practice What You Preach


  Every area of our lives can be divided into what we preach and what we practice. Whether we’re talking about our health, our parenting, or our walk with God, our belief system is divided into what we know and what we do. In Christianity these concepts are sometimes called orthodoxy and orthopraxy. These are […]

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How Do You and I Vote?


  The election is coming in just a few days. What do we do? We can feel the tensions rising. We see what’s going on in the world, and if that’s where our focus stays, we will find ourselves deeply discouraged. As a pastor, I get asked all the time, “Who should I vote for?” […]

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