~ A poem ~ I thank you for exchanging your life for mine,  All in the name of love,  Dying on the cross was the finish line.  “It is finished!” Those words were your last,  But what had ended created something anew,  Reconciling sin from Adam’s past.  He is risen,Continue Reading

Hope.  Hope is needed when circumstances look bleak.  Hope is fuel to persevering under pressure.  Hope keeps the faith alive when there’s nothing left to grab onto.  Hope triumphs over negativity when the walls of your world seem to be crumbling all around you. When you don’t have the answers,Continue Reading

When there is no more room in your closet to hang your clothes, it only means one thing – the clothes need to go!  Valerie and I took the time last weekend to get rid of old clothes that we no longer use. We realized (especially Valerie, who has farContinue Reading

This. Right. Here. 🔥 Jonathan said he had been searching for answers all his life. Yet God had an answer Tuesday night- to meet him on the corner of Hannum and Sawtelle as he surrendered his life to Christ. The weightiness of the moment and the joy that overcame JonathanContinue Reading

Hope. Hope is necessary when circumstances look bleak. Hope is the fuel to persevering under pressure. When there is nothing left to grab onto, hope keeps the faith alive. Hope triumphs over negativity when the walls of your world seem to be crumbling all around you. When you don’t haveContinue Reading

Fruit of the Spirit Series It can be difficult to appreciate nuances of difference when it comes to the little things that rub against us in everyday life; especially in light of those seemingly small details of how you might normally do something and that person next to you doesContinue Reading

I want to share with you a vision[1] that I had when I was in our monthly prayer meeting. While someone in the group was praying out loud, I received in my mind the image of a giant – he was so abnormally large, greater than anything anyone has everContinue Reading

When you think of ‘authority’, what comes to mind? For some, they immediately have a negative connotation, as they think of a boss who is demanding and harsh. A boss like this demonstrates his or her authority in a controlling manner that usually cannot be questioned and must be compliedContinue Reading

For over the last year, we’ve had a pastoral prayer meeting at our house on the 1st Thursday evening of the month (you are invited if you’re in the area since it is tomorrow!) We prepare by praying for the Spirit of God to dwell in this place and forContinue Reading