Hold Loose Your Calling, Hold Fast to Christ
September 3rd, 2020
It has been a season of enduring significant hardships and experiencing very real losses. We are learning some deep lessons around key factors shaping our life and identity that we may not have chosen...  Read More
Compassion is More Important Than You Think
August 27th, 2020
There is a calling in our lives as Christians and as a church to demonstrate compassion to one another and towards our neighbors. Compassion is something we are called to “put on” as part of our ident...  Read More
More Than We Can Ask or Imagine
July 9th, 2020
I’ve been fielding many questions about prayer from my six-year-old daughter recently. Her questions – How do I know that God is really there when I pray, if I can’t hear Him talking to me? What if I ...  Read More
A Biblical Response to “You Do You”
May 27th, 2020
One of the most curious effects that traveling to another country can have on us is the illumination the time away brings to deeply embedded cultural mindsets we’ve developed in our current country of...  Read More
Reflections on Jeremiah 29:11
May 7th, 2020
Jeremiah 29:11 is a well known passage.  In the NIV it reads: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”...  Read More
I Belong (and So Do You)
April 23rd, 2020
In the fall of 2016, I embarked on an intimidating adventure: the search for a new church home in Los Angeles. I told myself to be patient, and I steeled myself for the discomfort of walking into buil...  Read More