Should A Pastor Be An Artist?

Should A Pastor Be An Artist?

Should a pastor be an artist? Can a pastor be a cartoonist (is cartooning even art)? Isn’t a pastor’s job to focus on the people and the business of a congregation? There are hurting people to visit in the hospital, a neighborhood to engage, meetings and staff to...
Painting to Meditate

Painting to Meditate

Part of A Deep Life is finding ways to meditate. I find painting a very helpful way to slow down, focus my mind, and release my spirit to listen to God. I really love painting in Procreate on the iPad Pro. The cool thing about this app is that you can export the video...
Taking a Step in the Deep Life

Taking a Step in the Deep Life

This week we focus on the fact that the Deep Life is like a Journey. Everyone is somewhere on their spiritual journey. Our key text for this week is Colossians 2:6-7. (see more on Colossians here). We looked at this text during the summer. Here it is annotated: Do you...
Deep in the Burbs

Deep in the Burbs

I’ve been wrestling with the first sermon in our new series A Deep Life all day. My problem is that I have SO MUCH to say that I’m afraid a) I will overwhelm people, and b) it will go too long. I am so excited about this series, because it hits the core of...
What is Your Relationship with The Deep?

What is Your Relationship with The Deep?

What does it mean to have a Deep Life? Meditate on this image for a while. What do you see? How is each figure related to the ocean? There are five figures in this image. Each one has a relationship with the ocean. Each relationship is good and valid. Yet, each one...
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