While We Wait

Last week I preached on Matthew 24, Jesus’ famous prophecies of the events leading up to His Second Coming. (You can read or listen to the sermon by clicking “Worship” at the top this page, then “Sermons.”) This week I’m preaching...

Through the Haze

Monday of this week the fire-smoke haze was worse than ever. Experts warned everyone to stay indoors if they could, and not open their windows. I actually spent a good bit of time at our church working on various things. At once point I strolled out to our locked...

Creativity

In a couple of Tuesdays I’ll be volunteering at our local Adventist schools, and I’m looking forward to see the student-created art projects which will soon be up on the bulletin boards. Isn’t it funny how pretty much every kid, when very young,...

Lose Your Faith in Buildings

“Lose your faith in buildings” is actually the first sermon point of the Matthew 24 message I”ll be preaching tomorrow. The disciples point out the beauty of the temple, but Jesus prophesies its total destruction, which they didn’t realize...

The Best Way to Contemplate Prophecy

As I mentioned in an earlier blog this week, I’m preaching on Matthew 24 this coming Sabbath. It’s “prophecy heavy,” as you probably know. I noticed something intriguing as the chapter begins. Jesus has just finished doing some teaching in the...

Maintenance

I love to take our Toyota in for maintenance, because the dealership has a waiting room with a long counter against the wall which is perfect to park my computer and get some work done. And so, Wednesday of this week I rolled the Corolla into the service bay and gave...