Pastor's Blog

Pastor's Blog

This Is Family

A big question swirling around this week is, how is Health Together going. Well, the simple answer seems to be that it is going very well. Brooke Adams, Hannah Nachef and Kara Ing (she’s led worship here a couple of times and is a good college friend of Hannah’s) are...

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Health Together

This afternoon we send off two of our own to Uganda. We begin a step which has been a long time coming. As we get serious about planning for the 12th medical mission in Bombo, we launch something new. Something with huge potential for change, because we have learned...

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Prayers We Have No Business Praying

This morning marks the end of our messages in the 28 Days of Prayer campaign. I really am hoping that you have enjoyed this month. I am praying that God has challenged us all as we prayed through a few of the Psalms. It doesn’t matter if you get through all 28 this...

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The Empty Chair

How is your adventure in prayer coming along? I am praying that we all enjoy some fresh conversations with God this month. May we discover the joy in walking daily with Jesus in a way that will provide energy for life and space for faith. If you struggle with prayer,...

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Stay Focused in Prayer Life with This Tip

We are in the front half of our 28-day journey of prayer. What’s God been doing in your life? Sometimes prayer can be overwhelming because there is just so much about which we want and need to pray that we get distracted. We throw up our hands and don’t pray at all....

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Not Dominance – But Thoughtful Engagement

A video clip of a Virginia lawmaker saying she would allow abortions up until the moment of birth went viral this week. In the video, Kathy Tran (D-Fairfax) is asked if her proposed legislation, would let a woman ask for a late-term abortion for mental health reasons....

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28 Days of Prayer

This morning we turn a corner from the big picture of where we are headed as a church family to focus on our individual spiritual lives. In the month of February, we are going to talk about prayer. None of us need a guilt trip about prayer, that’s for sure. Maybe some...

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Stop, Think It Over

Tuesday marks 46 years since the passage of Roe v Wade, which made abortion-on-demand the law of the land. This year also marks the 45 years since what is arguably the most courageous act in pop culture history. In the early 1970s, the Texas-born Jim Seals and Dash...

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Promoted to Heaven

It was June 13, 1965. We were called Peninsula Baptist Church back then. There hadn’t been a senior pastor yet, only an interim pastor. The ink had hardly dried after the October signing of a founding declaration by 33 people, giving birth to Peninsula. The church was...

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Bombo College Students Update

I’ll never forget our first trip to Bombo. It was August/September of 2007 and none of us knew anything about what was in store for us in the future. On our last day in Bombo (actually we were in our guest house in Kampala) we sat down with Alex and Millie Ojera from...

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