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A Growing Community

(Message given at Newberg Friends Church on September 14, 2014)

“A growing community.”

What does that look like? Why is this an important part of our vision for our church? 3,124 more words


Our Vision Statement

(Message given at Newberg Friends Church on September 7, 2014)

My dad would sometimes, out of the blue, say: “Brylcreem: a little dab’ll do ya!” I don’t really know why, other than I know he heard that slogan a lot listening to the Lone Ranger radio broadcasts he loved while growing up. 1,999 more words



(Message given at Newberg Friends Church on August 31, 2014)

“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven.” 2,438 more words


Where is The Christ in the Passover?

One of the major theological ideas in Messianic Judaism is that Jesus is the Passover sacrifice. Is this true? Could a man be the Passover sacrifice? 1,088 more words

Messianic Jew

Is Jesus the Messiah?

Many people wonder or debate whether Jesus was the Messiah. It is interesting to read the list of proofs that are often given in his defense. 2,006 more words

Messianic Jew

Consistent and Faithful

(Message given at Newberg Friends Church on August 17, 2014)

Matt. 5:33-37

My wife Elaine has been watching TED talks. She’s working her way through the list of the all-time most watched TED talks. 2,967 more words


Sexuality...in Context

(Message given at Newberg Friends Church, August 10, 2014)

We’re in this series on the sermon on the mount, and today’s section has adultery, sexuality, gouging your eyes out, divorce…really not many places you can go wrong there, right? 3,728 more words