Happy Father’s Day!

Dear church,Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. Your role in the lives of your children is so important. I’m grateful for you and praying for you.This Sunday, I’m excited to welcome my friend, Philip Nation, as a guest preacher. Philip will bring a timely...

Finding Significance in Life

Dear Bay Area Family, I pray you are walking in the grace and peace of Christ. It has been an eventful week in our city, nation, and world. Let me encourage you to take time to block out the noise and focus on what matters. I was thinking this week we often spend more...

Racism and the Kingdom of God

Dear Church, These past days have been wrought with grief in the aftermath of the George Floyd murder. On Monday I spent time with African America pastors in Houston, listening for understanding. I found my brothers in Christ experiencing deep hurt, real anger, and...

Important Update for Bay Area Church

Dear Bay Area Family, I pray you are well. You are on my mind and in my prayers daily. I am very thankful for you. This email is wrought with information. I hope you will take time to read through, watch the associated video, and think about how you and your household...

Re-Gathering the Church May 31!

Dear Church, I pray you are well and walking in the grace and peace of Christ.  Lord willing, we will gather again as a church family to worship our Risen Lord on May 31. It will be awesome to be together again for worship but it will be different. To begin...