No Distinction: The Impartiality of God

No Distinction: The Impartiality of God

In the beginning all was good In harmony with God it stood Fashioned by his sure hand And God made man in his image Walked with him and gave great priv’lege All put to man’s command Now his first breath was life for all Likewise his faith failure our fall For we were...
Of Fish and Men

Of Fish and Men

The following is a slightly edited version of the devotional I gave the morning of our November door-to-door evangelism outreach in East San Jose, just before we began. On one occasion, while the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, he was standing by...
What You Need to Know to Evangelize

What You Need to Know to Evangelize

I have often heard people say, “I can’t evangelize because I don’t know how”. I have often felt the same way. Many of us are afraid to open our mouths to tell someone about Jesus because they might ask us a question or pose an objection that we are not prepared to...
Mothering By Heart: An invitation

Mothering By Heart: An invitation

Motherhood is a high but difficult calling. Many days seem to blend together…the struggles of the heart and the unrelenting daily duties that can fill our lives with the blessings of little children at our feet can be a lonely task. Mothering By Heart is a wonderful...
Summer Sermon Series: Loving Across Boundaries

Summer Sermon Series: Loving Across Boundaries

Early this year, Pastor Josh set out as a goal for our church to grow in spiritual maturity. One of the areas we are seeking to grow in is our ability to recognize and cross some of the boundaries that exist in our church. Sometimes without even realizing it, we live...