Monthly Archives: October 2021

Facing the Trouble at Home

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. To commemorate the month, my latest episodes of Conversations that Matter is titled “Facing the Trouble at Home”. The conversation features Tanya Cooper, a member of the church I serve who is a law … Continue reading

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“What Do You Want Me to Do For You?”

In this past Sunday’s message, I reflect on the story of Bartimaeus – and what that story suggests for how we can be agents of healing. In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I put this in the context of … Continue reading

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Getting the Siblings to Talk

Each Monday and Friday I host an hour coffee from 3-4 PM (PDT).  You are welcome to attend any of these coffees by clicking on this link: MONDAY AND FRIDAY COFFEES. In those bi-weekly coffees, we have participants from places … Continue reading

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The Greatest?

We live in a world where all too often our relationships are defined by status.  Of course, this isn’t a new phenomenon.  Even two thousand years ago, those who followed Jesus were tempted to define their value – and that … Continue reading

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Roses and Roots

When I returned from my two-month sabbatical in September of 2020, I brought with me a variation of an ancient spiritual practice known as the daily examen.  In broad terms, the daily examen is a practice that helps individuals reflect … Continue reading

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