WEEKLY PREACHER’S POST: Walking The Walk

There are a variety of metaphors for the experience of a “thin” place, when God’s presence breaks into our lives in a life-changing way. What brings about these experiences is often when the “normal” lives we’ve built begin to crumble or completely collapse. When Nicodemus approached Jesus at night, looking for something Jesus had, but… Read more »

WEEKLY PREACHERS POST

A Way Other Than Our Own “Thin Places” Last Tuesday night, something drew me back to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Granted, it was just a few hundred yards from The Gloria, our Jerusalem hotel in the old city.  The church during the day is swarming with the faithful expressing their full emotional devotion to… Read more »

DON’T GO TO CHURCH – BE THE CHURCH

St. Andrew is cancelling our morning worship services to go out and become Christ’s hands and feet in Sonoma Valley through Faith in Action – “Don’t Go to Church, Be the Church”. Later that evening, we’ll join together for a Fellowship Dinner to celebrate ALL that we do as a congregation throughout the year. Even… Read more »

A WAY OTHER THAN OUR OWN: ”Known, Named, Unafraid”

Isaiah 43:1 But now, this is what the Lord says—    he who created you, Jacob,   he who formed you, Israel: “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;  I have called you by name, you are mine.”   This Sunday we will celebrate what is known as Palm Sunday. It is the day Jesus… Read more »

Preacher’s Post: “When God is Silent”

A Way Other Than Our Own has been a challenging read for me. It has forced me to see that I continually try and fit God into my life, not the other way around. As a result, I end up experiencing the consequences that C.S. Lewis eloquently captures: This Lenten season we have been reflecting… Read more »