Big T and Little t Trauma

As a staff, we have discussed the reality that we don’t serve in a vacuum.  We are human and the people we serve are human, each carrying hopes, fears and pain. We asked Stacey Blank, licensed EMDR therapist to teach us more about trauma and its effects on us...

Kevin Colón on Disappointment and Sabbath

Lately at each church staff meeting, we invite a guest speaker to unload some wisdom on us.  This week we hosted Kevin Colón, one of my good friends and one of the most intentional people I know. He spoke on relationships, how disappointment can build intimacy and how...

The War on Christmas

Just a brief historical reminder from your friendly local pastor…. The war on Christmas is real. Here’s what happened: In the days of Caesar Augustus, when Herod was King of the Jews, a baby was born to the most unlikely parents you could imagine: a...

Housing Affordability Downloads

This morning I’m at Denver Faith and Justice Conference, serving on a workshop panel to discuss challenges and pathways for housing affordability. For those who would like to download the resources we mentioned, I’ve loaded them to dropbox.  The folder is...