Thoughts on Four Hashtags

There has been a lot of discussion about some hashtags over the last couple of weeks. Today, I want to weigh in on a few of them. I have heard from some of my social media connections that they have a problem with the #BlackLivesMatter. They feel  #AllLivesMatter is more appropriate, and they argue the … Continue reading Thoughts on Four Hashtags

Winding Down My Sabbatical & Thoughts on Moving Forward

It's June! Wow! Four months ago, today, I began my Sabbatical, and this has been, simultaneously, the quickest and longest four months in the history of humanity. When it started in February, I was still in shock at the tragic deaths of 9 people, including Kobe and Gianna Bryant, on my last Sunday morning at … Continue reading Winding Down My Sabbatical & Thoughts on Moving Forward

Heavenly Diversity

This past Sunday, in my sermon “Looking Back to Move Forward,” I made the statement, “These two churches with completely different backgrounds, merged and has become one of the most diverse multi-ethnic, multi-generational churches in the Inland Empire, probably all of California, and quite possibly the nation!” While I do not have any hard statistics … Continue reading Heavenly Diversity