A Response to the Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

This will not be a profound response; in fact, we are going to quote others who are able to speak with much more distinction than us. However, having met on Saturday morning to discuss and pray about Avalon Church, the Pastors and Elders do want to quickly and clearly...

It was a long trip home

It was a long trip home. Not because of the miles or even the traffic. No, it was the thoughts and questions running through my head, some serious contemplation about the last session of the day, which seemed to slow life way down. It was a familiar situation. A woman...

Verdadera Libertad

“Dijo entonces Jesús a los judíos que habían creído en él: Si vosotros permaneciereis en mi palabra, seréis verdaderamente mis discípulos;   y conoceréis la verdad, y la verdad os hará libres.  Le respondieron: Linaje de Abraham somos, y jamás hemos sido esclavos de...

What does it really look like to be “free”?

FREE INDEED! John 8:31-59 “We are offspring of Abraham and have never been enslaved to anyone. How is it that you say, ‘You will become free’?” John 8:33 (ESV) “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has...

Bragging on my dad

May I brag on my Dad? It will only take a moment. Yes, it is Father’s Day and that is part of it. But it also the fact that I have spent many hours the last few weeks in ministry with hurt, angry, wounded, wandering fathers and hurt, angry, wounded, wandering children...