May 2004

Called to truly live…

It is amazing how as Christians we are freed from the bondages of sin and still struggle with it. What is even more amazing is how it has caused us to become so focused on the elimination of sin that we have become paralyzed to the endless possibilities of doing incredible good in this world. […]

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Prayer / Passion…

Last night at our small group, we all had the opportunity to break out and spend some meaningful time with God which was great. I find my prayer life is still in its very early stages of developemnt and has been somewhat at a low the last while. I believe it is because I’ve replaced […]

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May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word. (Thessalonians 2:16-17) There is nothing like a follower of Jesus who is God-inspired and God-taught. Having a conversation with […]

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Freedom Sessions…

Each Sunday this spring, Yvonne and I have had the honor and privilege of leading Freedom Sessions at ETCBC. As a solid group of 10-12 people, each week we’ve shared an incredibly wide spectrum of a life in Christ – from struggles with sin, temptation, hurt, to embracing identity, truths, community, accountability, passions, and reaching […]

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Little Aliens…

This is one of our favorite photos together… we look like little space martians! Here’s how we biked all the way down the volcano in Maui

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Known by our Faith…

The Lord’s message rang out from you not only in Macedonia and Achaia–your faith in God has become known everywhere.” (1 Thessalonians 1:8) I pray that as we live out the gospel, by the power of the Holy Spirit and conviction, our church community might become known by our faith in God – not by […]

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Blog names -for the record…

I had a difficult time trying to find a name for this blog site. I actually mulled it over a couple days and asked a friend for input. Some of them were actually taken, or declared as dumb after a bit of thought. Some ‘highlights’included – HolyCheese, SuperBlessed, FreshCheese, CheeseAlive, toastedcorn, BibleBoy, RagingMonk, onelife, soulreflections, […]

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Imagine… Communities captured by God

Imagine a gathering of people who have each discovered a way to know and communicate with the Creator of the Universe. Each of them growing daily in purpose and passion as the God of heaven and earth reveals more of himself to them each passing moment. They share stories all day – personal teachings from […]

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