Our Church Health Team on Masks and Loving Our Neighbor

Our city passed an ordinance this week requiring masks and social distancing for the next several months in public spaces. As expected, this decision has been met with a wide range of reactions and opinions. Beginning this Sunday, our church is upgrading our language from "we highly encourage masks" to "we are asking everyone over … Continue reading Our Church Health Team on Masks and Loving Our Neighbor

A Combined Reading of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane in all 4 Gospels

Last year I was blessed to visit the Garden of Gethsemane on the Mount of Olives, just across the Kidron Valley from the temple mount in Jerusalem. As you will see, I took off my shoe and sock so the flesh of my foot could touch the ground where Jesus walked and prayed. Below you … Continue reading A Combined Reading of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane in all 4 Gospels

A Christian Commitment to Consecration during this Time of Crisis

03-23-2020 Here we are, one week into a completely new world. Phrases like “social distancing” and “flattening the curve,” which had no meaning to us just days ago, are the new normal, at least for now.  For a time last week, I was pleasantly surprised to see a change in tone among our national leaders, … Continue reading A Christian Commitment to Consecration during this Time of Crisis