Winning and Losing

Originally posted on The Roofless Church:
Matthew 13:12 – For whoever has, to him more will be given, and he will have abundance; but whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him. Have you ever had dreams of winning it big?  Wow!  Imagine what you could do with more. …

If You Don’t Bear Your Cross, Someone Else Will Have To

On July 17, 2016, I preached a sermon entitled “Broken For You”. The idea behind the sermon came down to the idea that if people took 100% responsibility for their lives the whole world would be transformed in an instant. The spark for the sermon came from Jesus’ teaching that those who desire to follow… More If You Don’t Bear Your Cross, Someone Else Will Have To

Message In A Body

On a recent trip to Bali, Indonesia with my family I had an experience that is somewhat difficult to describe. I was meditating our first evening there asking God to guide our family to a good driver who would take us around the area. I asked that it be someone with whom we would feel… More Message In A Body

The Land of Confusion (This Is The World We Live In)

With the recent murders  in Orlando, the increasing number of teen suicides all over the headlines, and a general sense of foreboding among many people, I sometimes find myself wrestling with my role as a pastor. A large part of my role, as I understand it, is thinking about these issues and trying to find,… More The Land of Confusion (This Is The World We Live In)