The Intentional Community

As Jesus pressed the religious leaders in the Temple, the religious leaders of the day had to recognize that this guy was going to be trouble for them because he upset the establishment.  And when you upset the establishment, key leaders in said establishment begin to...

Why Don’t We Expect More from God?

Grace and peace to you, Friends in Christ. When Jesus talked to the crowds and said, “Very truly I tell you, you’re looking for me, not because you saw signs but because you ate your fill of the loaves,” I don’t think Jesus is giving them a hard time because they...

God, Community, Perfection

Grace and peace to you, Friends in Christ, These last several months have been, well, exciting. Between packing—moving—unpacking and our firstborn starting kindergarten, it has been quite an adventure! David and I are just now beginning to get back to normal. Yet it...

Love knows no wrong

If our lives as followers of Jesus had to be summed up, I think this is pretty clear – love your neighbor as yourself, because love knows no wrong to a neighbor as Paul says in Romans. I wonder what it would look like if this were actually the case.  When I sit down...

Just Imagine!

Grace and peace to you, Friends in Christ, So, confession time: I’ve pulled a Moses once or twice before – I’ve pulled a Moses on God, to be specific! They’re certainly not the moments that a pastor should be proud of but they’re most definitely the moments about...