Click here to download the Word Doc.. Click here to download the PDF.. Wait, for real? 01.30.2022 [Acts 12] There’s an old story in the bible, with this guy Abraham and his wife Sarah – you’ve probably heard of them before. And these angels show up and come talk to Abraham. And they walk up to him, and he’s hanging out like on the front porch, just outside his house. And they tell him that his greatest wish, his lifelong dream was going to come true. Next year, your deepest l
Click here to download the Word Document.. Click here to download the PDF.. Committee Meetings – 01.23.2022 [Acts 11] Have you ever gotten in a fight with someone and halfway through the argument you realize you’re wrong and they’re right? But it’s too late, you’re already invested in winning the fight, and you cannot admit defeat so you actually end up making your life more difficult – just so you don’t have to admit someone else was right? When I was a kid, I was in the boy
Click here to download the word doc.. Click here to download the PDF.. What I Have Called Pure – 01.16.2022 [Acts 10] Kathleen Peterson tells an old story about a bank in Chicago that once asked for a letter of recommendation on a young Bostonian who was being considered for employment. The Boston investment house could not say enough about the young man. They wrote back, “Well, his father was a Cabot, his mother was Lowell. Further back he’s a happy blend of Saltonstalls, Pe
Click here to download the Word Document.. Click here to download the PDF.. A Guy Named Paul – 01.09.2022 [Acts 9] Little over a year ago, one of the guys on the worship team and I had an opportunity to go visit a mega church and see their tech set up. How do they have the instruments plugged in, monitoring, cameras, livestream. We wanted to see what it takes to do worship in the digital world with really high quality. Through a friend of a friend we were able to go and sit i
This is the third and final post in our three part mini series on how to be a Christian on the internet. First, we covered the atmosphere (the internet is like a public space, a coffee shop where other people can see what you do, and overhear what you say.). Then last time we did a bit of a deep dive into troll farms and Christian Cringe, and how we should share things in person, or at the very least personally with a post of our own (rather than sharing something made by a t
Pastor’s Bookshelf - Welcome to my bookshelf!
Each month I will discuss a recent book that I’ve finished.
*disclaimer; I don’t always have time to sit and read physical books, but I do quite a bit of my reading through audiobooks these days.* This month I’d like to talk about
by C.S. Lewis Actually, this is not a new read for me – but I picked it up again a few months ago and it is such a fantastic resource I thought I’d review it for you all here. Back d
Greetings from the desk of the Pastor! It feels very strange to be typing the year “2022” at the top of this newsletter. I feel as though many of us spent most of 2021 still recovering from 2020! It has been a bizarre and harrowing few years. One thing I love about our culture are the traditions surrounding a new year. There is an energy, an abundant hope and a fresh start that come with that new date we write at the top of the paper. And I think “energy, abundant hope and a