Monthly Archives: August 2016

Sunday’s Sermon Today: More Than Stories – In the Beginning (Gen. 2:4-9, 16-19)

In the Sound of Music, Maria teaches the Von Trapp children how to sing with a song called “Do-Re-Mi” that includes the line, “Let’s start at the very beginning, A very good place to start.” While Maria wants to teach the children … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today – Be the Attitude: The Cost of Discipleship (Acts 16:16-40)

Do you know anyone who has a persecution complex? Anyone who thinks that everyone is out to get them? Anyone who thinks they are always right and others are always wrong? Jesus closes his Beatitudes with this: “Blessed are those … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Be the Attitude – Peace Starts with You & Me (Isaiah 9:1-7)

Blessed are the peacemakers,for they will be called children of God.–Matthew 5:9 I’ve always wanted to be a superhero. Whether it was Superman or Luke Skywalker, I wanted to be the person who would defeat evil and make it so … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today – Be the Attitude: Like a Child

They say that love can heal the broken They say that hope can make you see They say that faith can find a Savior If you would follow and believe With faith like a child.  —Jars of Clay, “Like a … Continue reading

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View From the Shore (3.0) #7: Living Like Friday Night

On the last day at the beach, we did it all. We went on an excursion, got Duck Donuts, swam in the ocean and the pool. That night, we got pizza from our favorite place. We went digging for crabs. We took … Continue reading

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View From the Shore (3.0) #6: Beware the Undertow

The weather has been less than ideal this week, if you’re looking for all-day sun. But if you time things just right, you can have a solid four-hour period of beach time, followed by a storm or two. That has … Continue reading

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View From the Shore (3.0) #5: The Simplest Moments

I love the beach. It’s well documented – because I tell everyone, I write about it, and it’s my favorite place in the universe. I love the swimming and body surfing, the eating out at our favorite places, the shopping, … Continue reading

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