The Time Is Now

The text of my sermon preached at Puyallup First Christian Church on Sunday, July 10, 2016. You may listen to the Scripture readings and the sermon on iTunes or on the church website. We know the man has an agenda, we just don’t know what it is.  He is a lawyer, an expert in religious law and…

pentecost reflection

Here’s a short piece I wrote for Pentecost. It introduced an interactive worship service with worshipers moving through reflection activity stations. You can hear the Scripture & reflection here.  Pentecost is for the brave who stand tall in the eye of the storm never flinching as the Spirit shakes the foundations and thunderous winds announce…

Listening for a Change

My preaching art journal entry takes its inspiration from correspondence between the church fathers, Jerome and Augustine. Their disagreements had taken a bitter turn and Jerome pens a plea for a truce between the two, suggesting the two “play together harmlessly in the fields of the Scriptures,” Augustine writes back: “as for me, I prefer to…