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Category: Sunset

It’s Not Goodbye

This past weekend was my last weekend at Sunset Presbyterian Church, our church home for the past 5 years. I’ll share about my next step soon, but today I want to focus on what the past 5 years have meant to me. I came to Sunset as a college graduate who decided to leave his […]


Category: Sunset

Page CXVI is Coming Portland…To My Church!

I discovered Page CXVI shortly after their first Hymns album was released. I think I listened to that album non-stop for a couple weeks. As most of you know, I didn’t grow up singing hymns and I’ve never much enjoyed them when I have sang them in church. But I do love hymns that bring […]


Category: Sunset

So You Want to Be a Mentor?

Yesterday the interim teaching pastor at my church, Jay Barber, gave a message on mentoring. Spiritual mentoring is one of four key values my church has identified as important in a person’s spiritual growth. For the last year and a half I’ve been on what we’ve called the “Mentor Team” assisting staff and volunteers as […]


Category: Sunset

A Church Disagreement

In Acts 15 we learn about what is called a “sharp disagreement” in the NIV translation. Here’s a bigger chunk of that story in Acts 15:36-41, Some time later Paul said to Barnabas, “Let us go back and visit the believers in all the towns where we preached the word of the Lord and see […]


Category: Sunset

Palm Sunday Worship

I had the opportunity to lead worship at my church’s morning gatherings yesterday. I also led at our high school group last night but talking about all of those would be too long for even me to read. Here’s a look at the setlist: For All You’ve Done (Hillsong) Responsive Reading (I put this together […]


Category: Sunset

When Outsiders Come To Church

This past weekend we had a few pagan bloggers come to my church (oh the horror!!!). They are the two writers that make up the new blog out of Portland titled Year of Sundays. Essentially they’re going to different churches around Portland every Sunday for the entire year. And they don’t hold back on any […]


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