Posted by Pastor Dave in UncategorizedFeb 22nd, 2010 | 2 Comments
My grandson, Lukis, called me last week to say happy birthday. After saying happy birthday, he asked me two questions, “Papa, how old are you?” I answered, “Fifty-four.” Without hesitation, he asked, “Are you going to have an old papa birthday party?
Life goes so fast. I can remember as if it were yesterday when my son, Levi, was my grandson’s age. That season in my life was unquestionably one of the most precious gifts and privileges in life, and yet, I was young, inexperienced, and consequently missed savoring some of those special moments.
I have learned a...
Posted by Pastor Dave in UncategorizedFeb 11th, 2010 | No Comments
This coming Sunday, February 14, we complete our series on Colossians. By no means has it been a comprehensive study. We’ve just skimmed the surface, highlighting the central theme: Who is Christ? Who am I in Christ? And more specifically, what does life in Christ look like?
Most of us are painfully oblivious to the way that God is forming us through the many experiences that life offers (good and bad). This begs me to ask the question: “What purpose does our spiritual formation serve if not in day-to-day relational living?”
As Paul closes his letter, he lists several names that...