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PhD in Missional Leadership. Research in Spiritual Formation for the Suburban Congregation

Visual Resources for preaching, teaching, and personal study.

Explore Every Book of the Bible

Find cartoons, illustrations, videos, commentaries, and other helpful information about every book of the Bible.

My Mission

It is my desire to use all the gifts, passions, and experience that God has given me to help others grow deeper in the love of God, through Jesus Christ, in the Power of the Holy Spirit, for the sake of the world.

Preparing Teens for Interfaith Dialogue

How do we prepare teens for interfaith dialogue? It requires a combination of helping them construct a strong worldview that is open to other views while being true to itself.

Advent 1 | Hope | Jeremiah 33:14-18

The prophet Jeremiah lived in the worst of times for the Kingdom of Judah. His story goes from bad to worse, and stays there. He offers hope when all seems lost.

God’s Promise and World Power Systems

These images offer a visual introduction to the basic ancient cosmology and how political power structures evolved. It is important to understand the ancient worldview in order to fully grasp the language and context of God’s Promises to Abraham’s family. The temptation toward power struggles and violence in the ancient world are still present today. May we learn to hear God’s Promises, through Jesus Christ, clearly in our present situation.

A Timeline to Frame Josiah in 2 Kings 22-24

This image provides a visual timeline that helps frame the story of Josiah found in 2 Kings 22-24.

The Heart of God | A Sermon from Hosea 11:1-11

This sermon explores, both visually and dramatically, the metaphor of God as a parent to a wayward child. The disobedience of God's child, Israel, breaks God's heart. Yet, in the end, God's compassion for Israel wins out over any feelings of retribution. Love wins....

A Day Off Doodle of Star Wars Fan Art

Had a chance to sit down on Monday (my day off) and spend three uninterrupted hours in the studio. This is what came from it. Painted in the Procreate App on my iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil using, primarily, the Gouache MaxPack brushes.

A Cartoonist’s Guide to Isaiah 5 and 11 | The Vineyard

A visual meditation on Isaiah 5:1-7 and Isaiah 11:1-5. Isaiah compares Judah to a vineyard. It was expected to produce the sweet wine of justice and righteousness, but only produces the wild grapes of bloodshed and caused an outcry of pain. The vintner lets is fall apart. One day, though, a shoot will grow from the stump of Jesse who will be a vine that leads with Justice and Righteousness.

A Cartoonist’s Guide to Hosea 11:1-11 | The Heart of God

This has been a tough week for our community. A 13-year-old boy was struck by a car and killed on his birthday, right in front of the school as everyone was coming in for the day. The event has sent a shockwave of trauma throughout the community. It is only natural to...

Interview with Stephanie Williams Obrien | Live a Life Worth Talking About

Pastor Stephanie Williams Obrien is one of the co-founding pastors of Mill City Church. This congregation meets for worship in the auditorium of the Sheridan School in Northeast Minneapolis. They seek to be part of the community, see what God is doing, and join God in it.
She is an adjunct teacher of preaching at Bethel Seminary.
Church planting with Michael Binder.

Why Would God Let a 13-Year-Old Die?

This blog post is a response to the tragic death of a 13-year old boy in our community and the many families that are suffering shock and grief.

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