David is on the run from Saul in these chapters. If you have been looking to catch past videos, I finally put them all in one master playlist you can also find these in the Creekside Church App (Apple, Google). You can also subscribe to the audio podcast in Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Feel freeContinue reading “Book by Book: 1 Samuel 19-22”
At the end of every fire is ash and destruction.
So how can we live differently when the world is on fire?
This year at Creekside we are focusing on the Magi and the stars. The cosmos are amazing. Just take a moment and look at these stunning pictures from the Hubble Telescope. The Bible tells us that God created the Sun, Moon, and stars and that he placed them where he wanted them. As God wasContinue reading “Advent 2019 — Follow the Star”
I was at the dentist this morning. (Don’t be jealous.) I learned that the Hygienist (Anna) is a pastor’s wife. She asked me an important question. “What is the most difficult about leading a church?” This is a big question and difficult to answer at the dentist’s office, mainly because they ask questions and thenContinue reading “Engagement”
Today we begin a new chapter at Creekside Church. This is my first Sunday after as lead pastor of this amazing church. I know that I have a lot to learn as we move forward. I am trusting that Jesus will continue to do the work that he has already started in me. There willContinue reading “The Road Ahead”
I recently read A Multi-Site Road Trip. This book was essentially a tour of several different churches that are implementing Multi-Site methodology into their church. There were many great lessons to be learned and it is a book that I plan to go back to over the next year. Today I wanted to share oneContinue reading “Multiply Monday: Leaders and Opportunities”
Creekside is launching a new campus in Lynnwood this Fall! Kathy and I are going to be leading this campus! We are really excited to see what Jesus is going to do over the next several years at Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood and beyond as we trust Jesus and goes where he leads. Why are weContinue reading “Multiply Monday”
Wow. 9 years is a long time. It is 27% of my life so far. It’s amazing to think about the journey that God has led Creekside and my family on. When I started at Creekside as the youth pastor I really had no idea that my role would grow and change as much asContinue reading “9 Years at Creekside”
We have been walking around the neighborhood in Salto. Every time we have passed by this car. we don’t know what it is or who made it. It kind of looks like a Volkswagen Thing but its not. This morning we were doing a prayer walk and we passed this car again. I felt theContinue reading “Peculiar”
What is the center of the church? If it’s the sermon, that’s wrong. If it’s the music style that’s off. If it’s the groups system that’s a great thing but it can’t be the center. There are a lot if things that fight to be the center of your church. And often they seem likeContinue reading “Center”