From Loathing to Kindness, From Dehumanizing to Humanizing

So I guess the story is that a former Yankee player, Robinson Cano, was traded to the Seattle Mariners during the off season for a large 10-year contract (I think it was somewhere around...

Week in Review #15

Friday, Apr 4 - Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 Week #15 Synopsis Relaxing Friday and Saturday Main Street story was on Nehemiah (the follow up to Ezra's story the preceding week) Monday was a big VBS planning day Realization of...

Week in Review #14

Friday, Mar 28 - Thursday, Apr 3, 2014 Week #14 Synopsis Youth Camp virtually meeting on Google Hangouts on Friday to prepare for summer teen camp Main Street story was Ezra We watched "What's in the Bible?" Vol....

Week in Review #13

Friday, Mar 21 - Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 Week #13 Synopsis Benefit for high school girls that got into an accident on Saturday Sermon preparation and delivery: The Squall and the Excorcism Black Light Night event that Sunday...

Week in Review #12

Friday, Mar 14 - Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 Week #12 Synopsis Back into classes @ Wesley Seminary // Spiritual Life and Leadership Followers used the "What's in the Bible?" curriculum (it worked really well, but didn't allow...

Discipleship, the Bible, and Apologetics

I'm feeling convicted and convinced: 1) to be discipled (a talmadin) myself and believe the Gospel by faith more completely 2) to learn, study, and teach the cultural world of the Bible (its ancient culture and...

Week in Review #11

Friday, Mar 7 - Thursday, Mar 13, 2014 Week #11 Synopsis Weekend recovery for throat Sunday afternoon Nerf war with students and families Met w/ a Youth small group leader Wednesday early release, met with 8th grade guys and...

Things I Noticed When Our Electricity Went Out for Almost 24 Hours

About two weeks ago, our area was "blessed" with over a foot of snow overnight (actually more like 16"). This quick accumulation of snow caused a section of our town of Hayward to go black......

Week in Review #10

Friday, Feb 28 - Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 Week #10 Synopsis Returned from Disney Trip Throat felt horrible, so I setup a couple of doctor's appointments Made it through Followers and Youth that week Met with the ENT on...

Week in Review #9

Friday, Feb 21 - Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 Week #9 Synopsis Vacation in Florida @ Disney World source YouTube

Week in Review #8

Friday, Feb 14 - Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 Week #8 Synopsis Technology conversations Sledding Followers Purity 2.0 and Barnebirkie source YouTube

Week in Review #7

Friday, Feb 7 - Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 Week #7 Synopsis Sermon Retreat in the WI Dells Youth group story in Mark's Gospel Jump Rope for Heart and playground city vision source YouTube