Blessed … to be a Blessing (Psalm 67)

Blessed … to be a Blessing (Psalm 67)

I do not find it at all coincidental that I preached a sermon on Psalm 67 over the summer, only to find out a few weeks later that both GEMS and Cadets for this year have selected “Be a Blessing” for their theme this year. This also took place independently of the...
Let’s Go! Initial Thoughts for the Journey from Exodus

Let’s Go! Initial Thoughts for the Journey from Exodus

I have a couple more reflections on the Psalms to update on the blog, but I want to republish for you the summary points and reflection questions from this past Sunday morning’s message on Exodus 2. Although taking on Exodus is a bit of ambitious project (especially...
Praying the Psalms

Praying the Psalms

It has been far too long since I last added a post to the Blog. But it seems appropriate at the outset of our summer “series” to reflect on what we learned yesterday and look ahead to what we hope to accomplish through our summer in the Psalms. Given the...
What’s in a hashtag?

What’s in a hashtag?

What’s in a hashtag? BY PASTOR GARETH on January 22, 2018 Just because I was born in the 1980s, don’t assume I’m technologically competent or up on the latest technology trends … because I’m not. For the most part, this is intentional. I am always careful about...
The Inversion: Not Peace but Sword

The Inversion: Not Peace but Sword

BY PASTOR GARETH on November 29, 2017 In our third and final message of our series Cozy Christianity and the Counter-Cultural Christ, we looked at Matthew 10:26-39 and some of the practical implications of what it means to follow the counter-cultural Christ. We were...