I Really Want to Know!

It's week 1 of my two-month sabbatical from Hayward Wesleyan Church... and I really want to know what's going on. I anticipate that two things are going to be very difficult for me while on...

One Word Theme for 2013: Faith

A friend gave me the idea of thinking through one word for the year. This past year I've been wrestling through what it means to functionally believe the Gospel -- not just in theory,...
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A Day in the Life of a Children’s Pastor

"Pastor Jeremy, where do you work?" "What do you do all day, Jeremy?" "Jeremy, did you have a nice vacation at Kids Camp?" These are perfectly valid questions. Questions I hear somewhat regularly. And although to some...
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Human Beings are Vitally Important in the Transmission of the Gospel

I grew up in church. My parents brought me to church every single Sunday morning, Sunday evening, and Wednesday night. It was part of the culture of our family. It’s what we did. So I...

What You Don’t Know About Marriage [TED video]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8u42OjH0ss?rel=0&showinfo=0&w=560&h=315] Even though this video's tone about marriage is fairly sarcastic and snarky (and possibly offensive for some), it is pretty culturally accurate. What do you think? TED talk description: In this funny, casual talk from TEDx,...

Two things occurred to me…

I love my two kids.  They are really fun!  I took this picture @ their daycare.  As I pulled in the driveway, Michelle (one of our daycare providers) was just finishing up the braids...

What are Christians to do?

What is a normal, everyday Christian capable of and expected to do in the kingdom of God, the church? I don't think we define it concretely enough. Do they have to ingest one Christian book a month, study...