One of the reasons I think we like the idea of a “new year” is… it’s a do-over. A massive re-set. It feels like a chance to wipe the slate clean and start over… new exercise habits, new eating habits, new relational commitments, new financial goals. (After you pay off those credit cards from your […]
A Look Back Over Our Shoulder
It can be said of every year, “There will never be another one like that one.” But it can really be said of 2013, “There will never, ever be another one like that!” Jubilee. Fifty years of ministry. Jubilee in the Park, public baptisms at the Old Ferry Dock and, of course, our Jubilee Celebration […]
What Are You Hoping For?
Last Tuesday I got a call from my one-week-from-being-done-with-college daughter, Rachel. She said, breathlessly, “Daddy… I got into Gordon-Conwell!” G.C. is an evangelical seminary near Boston. (In fact, it is Pastor Larry and Megan’s alma mater.) Rachel is a theology major at Whitworth with a biblical languages minor. She wants to be a professor someday […]