Riding the Roller Coaster
February 21st, 2022
There’s no point in pretending we’re exactly the same people we were two years ago. We’re not. We’re a little more banged up, a little more broken, a little more fragile. And that’s okay. God isn’t as...  Read More
Why Multiply?
January 31st, 2022
When it comes to multiplication as a church, there is excitement and also some fear. Multiplying means change and often reformation. So why would we want to multiply, and why is multiplication at the ...  Read More
Collecting the Pennies
January 24th, 2022
This morning I sat in my bed with a 13-month-old playfully swatting at my Bible. Eagerly exploring cause and effect, the baby kept closing the book, looking up at me, and giggling. I responded with cr...  Read More
Why We Live in LA
January 11th, 2022
Every time we go out of town to travel or visit family, my kids look at other parts of the country with their slower paces and wide-open spaces and inevitably ask why we live where we live. I sometime...  Read More
The Long Expected Son
December 20th, 2021
As Joseph and Mary crested the last hill into Bethlehem, Mary thought that she had never in her life been so happy to reach a destination. They had been traveling for several days, their trip made sli...  Read More
The Tender Mercy of the Light of Christ
December 14th, 2021
We live in a world where we’ve gotten used to being the ones in control of light – flip a switch on, put a fake fire up on the TV. Because of this, when I think of God as our light in the darkness, I’...  Read More