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

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

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 Unearthedpictures.org. 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

Generation Y embraces choice, redefines religion – Washington Times

Here is an article from the Washington Times discussing choice and religion among Millennials (Gen Y). I find myself intrigued by the “echo” generation. A generation I am right in the middle of. From a business perspective, a ministry perspective and a personal perspective as well. This article, although a little outdated (2005), is still … Continue reading

Head First Into Blogging, I Choose Hope.

It seems as though in this day and age everyone, literally EVERYONE has something to say and a place to say it. Call it a win for modern technology but a headache for those of us trying to sift through it all. Who to read? What to read? Posting and reposting, it seems the tweeting … Continue reading