My GENER8TION: Why So Many Words?

A baby from the 80′s, I have been fascinated by the cultural and societal implications of the “Millennial Generation.” My GENER8TION (culturally relevant “8” added for emphasis <— sarcasm). Generation Y, Net Generation, Echo Boomers, Generation Next… Our experiences are unique. We all have a story to tell and a place to do so. I … Continue reading


Refuge is an extended time of worship and prayer. 6:30pm @ Cornwall Church. 1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea; 3 though its waters roar and foam though … Continue reading

BEARD WISE: A Lesson Grown is a Lesson Owned.

It’s true what they say, “A lesson grown is a lesson owned.” Ok, maybe that’s not a thing. However, recently I participated in No-Shave November and discovered there is profound wisdom in the art of growing a beard. So, I thought I would take a break from the deep, thought provoking musings of my writing, … Continue reading

Single for a Season

Well, it is that time of year. You survived the onslaught of thanksgiving family and food, the holiday shopping clock is ticking away, and the seasonal decor has emerged from storage. But amidst the hustle and bustle of changing seasons and fall fashions, a subtle phenomenon occurs to those humans lacking in the facebook relationship … Continue reading

Joy is an Adventure

Life is ALWAYS an adventure. Such a beautiful thing. Just look at a typical day. Reflecting back you see that every event is marked by series of choices, one after another. Each choice representing an infinite number of possibilities. Embarrassing maybe, but I remain fascinated that each day  can be lived out in so many … Continue reading

The Price He Paid to Love Us

Often I am overwhelmed at the reality of Jesus. The reality of the cross. Grace. Mercy. My heart has been captivated by a love deeper than I could have ever imagined. I have known this Jesus, for quite some time. Since I was young, stories of the New Testament filled our home. My mother prayed … Continue reading

Making All Things New

It was the Greek philosopher, Heraclitus that said, Nothing endures but change. Known for his doctrine of change being central to the universe, I can not help but offer Sir Heraclitus a ‘tip-of-the-hat’ for nailing this one spot on. It has taken me some time to embrace change outside of my grasp for control. For me, change was … Continue reading

7 Ways to Use Business Skills in Church | The Resurgence

7 Ways to Use Business Skills in Church | The Resurgence – Sutton Turner. When I first became a Christian and started going to church, the Holy Spirit gave me a strong desire to serve, but I didn’t know how. I ran a business that demanded lots of hours and travel, plus I was a new … Continue reading

A Crazy Kind of Faith

2011 was by far the craziest year of my life: This is my story. A recent college grad, I found myself working a job I despised…managing a retail store. Lost in a sea of Canadian tourists, crashing relentlessly on the shores of Bellis Fair Mall, in the otherwise pleasant, Bellingham, WA. The pay was great, … Continue reading

Fornicating on the Battlefield | Unearthed Pictures

Here is a powerful selection from Pastor Tony’s Blog at Fornicating on the Battlefield | Unearthed Pictures. I WANT TO BURN A DIFFERENT KIND OF IMAGE INTO YOUR MIND: Just imagine for a moment that this is reality: You’re on a battlefield. It’s dark. Chaotic. Cold wind is whipping your face. The stench of … Continue reading