Month: April 2015

The Coast

The Coast I live by “The Coast.”  Growing up in Southern California we called the place where the Pacific Ocean and the North American Continent intersected “The Beach.”  I was not a big “Beach” person.  The idea of going and

Season of Yeast

The Season of Yeast I have spent the majority of my professional life living in resort communities.  For eleven years I lived in the beautiful island community of Friday Harbor, Washington.  Then I was called to be the organizing pastor

The Agony and the Ecstacy

The Agony and the Ecstacy Duke has won!! What an incredible game to watch.  As it unfolded I felt like I was watching a heavy weight boxing match up.  One team would throw a punch and appear like it had

Indiana and the Incarnation

Indiana and the Incarnation …yes, I know.  “Incarnation,” is usually associated with Christmas.  Jesus, the Son of God, co-equal with God the father and the Holy Spirit, emptied himself of his divinity (Philippians 2:5-11), took on the form of man,