Walking In With Expectancy!

I have a T-shirt with a picture of the old Seattle Kingdome printed on it. For years the Kingdome was the house of the Seattle Seahawks and Mariners. Every time I put on that T-shirt, I have fond memories of watching many a Mariners game there as a child, teen and young adult, before they…

The Biggest “But” In The Bible

A single mom who put herself through college in hopes of providing a better life for her family gets the call from HR after interviewing for her dream job. She hears, “You have amazing strengths and qualifications, BUT we just don’t feel like you’re the right fit for us at this time.” Her disappointment seems crushing!…

Living A New Song

Sing to God a brand-new song. He’s made a world of wonders! He rolled up his sleeves, He set things right.  Psalm 98:1 The Message Have you ever wondered where, or how the Church got all of the hymns, praise songs and worship choruses?  There are literally hundreds, maybe thousands of them!  Some of the songs…

Empowering Encounters

“You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you.” St Augustine Empowering Encounters from God and the Holy Spirit are something I crave today in my faith. To be newly awakened to His great love and divine presence in my every day living. To experience the…

The Lost Evangelical

When I was 16 years old, I joined a 6-month youth discipleship class which met every Saturday for the entire day to pray, study the Bible, memorize scripture and do various outreach projects. It was a long, tough class! One of our “outreaches” was something I will never forget. We had to go to downtown…

Jesus, Social Media and The New Marketplace

This weekend at Washington Cathedral, we begin a new teaching series called “Trending”, where over the next few weeks, we will discuss trending cultural topics, explore how they influence our faith and what the Bible teaches us about them. I’m really excited to jump into the series this weekend with a message called “Digital Divide:…

Power of Presence

  If you know me, you know that one of my great passions in life is baseball. Specifically coaching baseball. The other day, while helping a group of catchers practice different mobilities for blocking pitches, I thought to myself…”I could be here all day.”  I just love coaching youth players! Well, my team (Bothell Rockies)…