Copying Christ - week 2

This week the kids are doing the Discipleship Camp and learning all about compassion. They are learning that compassion is: I see your...

Copying Christ

When Jesus told the disciples (and us!), “come and follow me,” he expected them to follow, learn and be transformed. He gave them...

The Sweet Spot

Jesus says to store up treasure with God, not for yourself. He also says that God counts every hair and cares for our daily needs. So...

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....