Breaking New Ground

For those who weren’t able to make it this morning, here are my brief comments from this morning’s groundbreaking for the Grand Project in Escondido. I’m grateful to Councilwoman Olga Diaz, Councilman Mike Morasco, and Supervisor Kristin Gaspar for their participation this morning. It is so inspiring to see all God is doing in Escondido […]

No Ordinary Sunday

One Way to Talk About Race in Church

Yesterday wasn’t an ordinary Sunday at New Vintage Church…and I love our “ordinary” Sundays. Yesterday, I postponed the sermon I’d prepared on Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego that I’ve wanted to preach for 15 years… and our church replaced it with a frank, fair (we hope), unscripted conversation from the stage on racial reconciliation in the wake […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 129

stream of consciousness

Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: I confess I don’t have a lot of trust in news media. But, the Brian Williams thing caught me off-guard. He always seemed like a credible news man to me. Perhaps he is. We’ll need to wait and see how he handles all of this. Jimmy Fallon has […]