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)…

The One Who Does Impossible

A teenage girl lays on her bed praying…begging God to help her parents stop the fighting and yelling. Her days are filled with worry that they will divorce and her family will be torn apart. She prays- unsure her words are getting past the ceiling of her bedroom. Her prayers come from a real and…

Miracles, Waiting and Kadosh

A woman waits in a doctor’s office to hear what her test results are. The wait is difficult… A little boy anxiously waits in his bed for Christmas morning to arrive. The wait seems endless… A groom patiently stands at the alter waiting to see his beautiful bride walk down the aisle. The wait is…

Anticipating Christmas

I love the scene from the classic Christmas movie, “Christmas Vacation”, where Clark Griswold has spent an entire day hanging an obscene amount of lights on his house. He’s gathered the entire family outside in the freezing snow to witness the glorious display of his lights. The Griswold family, like most everyone’s has their fair…

What You Talkin’ About _____?

One of my favorite childhood shows was Different Strokes. In each episode there was sure to be the line from Arnold that helped make the show so famous. That’s right, I know you remember it…. “What you talkin’ about Willis?” If I’m honest, sometimes I hear people say certain statements about God that cause me…