Weekly Update 4.16.18

Welcome to the weather twilight zone!  Snow a week ago, beach weather on Saturday, and monsoon season today.  We’re experiencing a whole year of weather patterns in only a week!  In the midst of constant change like this, it’s amazing to take a step back and reflect on the unchanging...

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Weekly Update 3.26.18

Happy flipping-over tables day!  It was probably on Monday, right after the celebratory entry on Palm Sunday, that Jesus entered the Temple complex and started flipping over tables and chasing out the money changers.  This dramatic scene started the turn from “He’s our king” to “we have no king but...

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Weekly Update 3.19.18

Last night, we had dinner out with my parents.  During the course of our meal at a local Italian restaurant, my dad asked if we were planning on coming to Easter at their house.  We have always had Easter at my parents’ house, except for the few years we lived...

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Weekly Update 3.12.18

Over the past week, we’ve lost a lot of things.  We lost a hour of sleep Saturday night.  We apparently lost a pile of snow that was suppose to come our way.  And as of yesterday morning, I hope you’ve lost your enemies.  As we explored the Sermon on the...

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Weekly Update 3.5.18

What a great Sunday together yesterday!  I really enjoyed fellowshipping and worshipping will you all.  And since you all came to church with no expectations of a good sermon, I’m sure I knocked it out of the park (that’s a joke but if you missed yesterday’s sermon, you might want...

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Weekly Update 2.26.18

This morning I drove to the church office.  I drove all by myself.  I was in complete control of my car.  (If you missed yesterday’s sermon, you might want to check it out here to understand what I’m ranting on about!)  I know no matter what happens in the next...

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Weekly Update 2.12.18

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus” – Romans 3:23-24 On Sunday morning, my son Allan and I were once again looking at his goldfish.  He noticed that they were “eating” the...

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Weekly Update 2.5.18

For weeks, I’ve heard Eagles’ fans talking about the Super Bowl.  They clearly believed that their underdog team could pull off a victory over the Patriots.  It’s one thing to claim a belief.  It’s another thing to actually go and act on that belief.  Just in case you’re living in...

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Weekly Update 1.29.18

How is everyone feeling today?  It seemed like everyone had at least one sick family member yesterday… apparently the winter plagues have found HBIC.  I hope everyone is on the mend and starting to feel better today!  A big thank you to everyone who was able to join us yesterday...

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Weekly Update 1.22.18

So did you climb out of your box a little yesterday?  Did you open your ears to hear in a new way?  I hope that you were challenged yesterday by the truth that we can hear God’s Spirit speaking to us.  I know for many of us this is going...

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