Coming Summer 2018…

Coming Summer 2018…

So you know that this summer Thomas is taking a sabbatical. But in case you are anxious about what we’ll do without him around, we’d like to put your mind at ease. No, scratch that. WE WANT TO GET YOU EXCITED! Some churches might be subpar without their...
This can’t be the end.

This can’t be the end.

A [fictional] journal entry from one of the twelve on the night Jesus was betrayed. Three years, Jesus. THREE YEARS. I gave up EVERYTHING I KNEW for you. For this idea that you were the ONE. And now you’re gone. And I have nothing. No home. No place to live. No...
My First Ever Sabbatical

My First Ever Sabbatical

This year marks my 30th year of serving Christ in a church, and 20 years of full time ministry. Into this grateful calling I have been given a generous gift—my first ever sabbatical this summer. I am thrilled (and a little anxious) to take a season to truly rest,...
A Lament for School Safety

A Lament for School Safety

I want you to join me in a lament. A crying out that helps us take our anger and sense of injustice to God and call him to act. To step in where things are not the way they should be. We lament that, since Columbine, more than 150,000 students attending 170 schools in...
Afraid of My Own Beauty

Afraid of My Own Beauty

We’ve spent the last four weeks in the H.E.R. series, where we’ve looked at the ways we treat and think about women in our world. It is very important to us that Pulpit Rock Church be a safe place for people to tell their stories. Here is one of those stories. I was...
On Sexual Assault and Salvation

On Sexual Assault and Salvation

We’ve spent the last three week in the H.E.R. series, where we’ve looked at the ways we treat and think about women in our world. It is very important to us that Pulpit Rock Church be a safe place for people to tell their stories. Here is one of those...