“This can’t be happening to me”

I think we all have those moments in life, firmly fixed in our minds that we will never forget. One of those moments for me was from a time when I had a near-accident while flying a plane I had built. I had heard so many stories about landing gear not operating properly, but never […]

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We all have a deadline

In life, sometimes we need a deadline to prevent procrastination. In the same way, we sometimes need a deadline to give us a sense of urgency to follow the calling God has in our lives. We are on this Earth for a finite amount of time and we all need to get on with the mission […]

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Is the Bible still relevant today?

When I look around our world today, I feel strongly that the message of the gospel is just as applicable and practical as it has ever been. Our society needs the message of the church! We need to be strong and stay the course and continue to share God’s love and bring hope to the […]

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Studio 222 turns 15

It was 15 years ago that St. Luke’s started its first after-school ministry, Studio 222!  Since then, we have added two additional after-school programs, El Sistema and Rancho Village.  After-school programs have proven to be successful across the country and it’s so rewarding to see the lives that are being touched on a daily basis. […]

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Ask yourself this question

I think it’s important to take time to examine our lives from time to time and one of the things I like to stop to ask myself is, “Are you treating others the way that you want to be treated?” It’s the Golden Rule, of course and today I want to talk about integrity and […]

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Open the door

“Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone would open, I will come in and sup with them and they with me.” -Revelation 3:20   It’s the promise of Jesus, to come and knock at the door of our hearts, no matter how far away we may feel, no matter how lonely or […]

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Renew your spirit, even when you’re busy

It’s been an unusually busy summer for Marsha and I. While we typically have time to rest and renew during the summer months, this year has been filled with various projects and tasks that have consumed much of our time and made it nearly impossible for much rest and relaxation.  Can you relate?  As summer […]

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Three Things you need to know about St. Luke’s On Broadway

#1 St. Luke’s On Broadway starts this week Sunday, July 22 marks the beginning of the fifth year of the sermon series, St. Luke’s On Broadway! It’s become a popular series and one that I look forward to all year. The music will be incredible and the shows we are highlighting this year should be […]

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How to invite someone to church

By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.  – John 13:35 When it comes to inviting people to church, one of the most powerful ways we can do this is to lead a life of love, one that makes people take notice that something seems different in your […]

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Go for it

Jesus calls us to a life of adventure! Sometimes that means going somewhere you’ve never been (both literally and figuratively) and that can feel scary! Just three things I want us to remember about adventure in our lives. First of all, if you are a Disciple of Jesus Christ, you make a commitment to adventure. […]

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