NEW THINGS

NEW THINGS

Hello friends, In June, when my resignation as campus pastor at Granger Community Church Elkhart became known, (previous post) many of you asked about our future plans. At that time and for the ensuing weeks, I was diligent in my response:   “There are many...
Hard Things

Hard Things

Whether it’s a song or a well written book, there are few things I love more than immersing myself into a great storyline. One of my favorite storytellers is Carrie Newcomer. Her words speak to my heart and cause me to think deeper and love better.  So, with...

The Intersection of Stories

  This ministry that found me several years ago here in Elkhart continues to challenge and stretch me in ways that are important and necessary. I’ve learned that pain and suffering are not exclusive to celebration. In fact, they are comrades in the journey....
In Pursuit

In Pursuit

This is a blurb from a talk I gave a couple weeks ago that helped us think about the extent to which we go to serve others. If you’re interested in hearing the entire message you can find it here. (Please pardon the less-than-stellar quality of the video.) ...
Yes, I know…again

Yes, I know…again

This morning, Facebook reminded me that today, 6 years ago I wrote a blog post that was a reflection of recent life experiences. As I read and allowed my mind to wander to that period of life I’m mindful of the faithfulness of God…in the middle of it...
Qualities of our heart

Qualities of our heart

GHOST STORIES week 2 | THE FRUIT As promised, here are some of my notes regarding the qualities of our heart or fruit of the spirit, from yesterdays talk. I’m praying for you today, that these distinctives would be present and alive in your life today. – g...