Caring

Yesterday we had a young man come to the church who was high on something, hungry, no driver’s license or other identification, wanting a busride to NorCal. He took the focus of our office for four hours, three pastors were engaged with this man, two pastors took him to purchase groceries, which he devoured on the spot, whole chicken turned finger food, chugged down with chocolate milk. He was given…

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Why Does God Allow Pain and Suffering?

          How do we explain the natural disasters in our world? How do we comprehend the evil that human beings are capable of committing on one another? What does it mean that “God works all things together for good? This classic question is common to every culture and every person. We live in a world that is broken, this is not heaven for sure. Jesus, the…

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Start With the “Why!”

It is not what a man does that determines whether his work is sacred or secular, it is why he does it. A. W. Tozer I haven’t always been a small group addict! Hard to believe I know… My adventure in small group ministry started when I was leading a fast-growing thirties married ministry we affectionately called “Boomers.” My Lead Pastor read a book, had a liver shiver and announced,…

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