Signs of God

Scripture is full of signs of God — feeding thousands, casting out demons, healing people, raising people from the dead. We’re told these...

Resurrection!!

Easter season has begun!! We go on celebrating that Jesus Christ rose from the dead for 50 days — all the way until Pentecost on June 5....

Death & Resurrection

Death & Resurrection This week the story of salvation unfolds for us. After teaching and preaching, this week is all about action. • ...

Holy Week

One of the things I love about Holy Week is that we walk this central story of salvation in real time. In the call to come and follow...

Seeing Beyond Myself

Last week my family and I snowshoed into a high country yurt above Idaho City. We loaded two days worth of food, clothes, and bedding on...

Taking the Initiative

Ours is a lifestyle faith, a faith that acts. Well, actually, ours is a faith that responds… with actions. God’s outpouring of love is...

Rupture & Repair with God

During Lent, we own the ways that we have caused rupture in our relationship with God — by disregarding God, by ignoring those God loves,...

Love that Repairs

All relationship have RUPTURES, those conflicts large and small that hurt or diminish. All relationships that last have REPAIRS, those...

God? For Real?

They say that people have greater doubt in God today than ever before. But I wonder if doubt isn’t new, only the way we talk about it. ...

Open-Armed Faith

Welcoming God with open arms changes us. Accepting the love of God, and coming to trust that love, softens our hearts and our attitudes....

Blessed are the Poor

Scripture is full of people being afraid and being told, “don’t be afraid.” What was so frightening about God? Why does God bless the...

God "Almighty"

Our ancient Christian creeds refer to God as “Almighty,” meaning all-powerful, omnipotent, supreme. However, I think that way we...

Turning Point?

Two years ago, if anybody had told you that outdoor worship would be happening EVERY Sunday, you’d be sure they were crazy! Adding indoor...

God in the Seasons

I have always thought of winter as a time of silence, stillness, even death. The sun sinks down in the south as it gets good and cold....

Baptism & Truth

This Sunday we will hear the Luke text on the baptism of Jesus. Traditionally baptism has been understood to clean away our sin and to...