Julia and I have just entered into a new chapter and new season for our family. Yesterday was my last day on staff at City Bible Church. I have been on staff for 8 amazing years. Maybe you have heard through the grapevine, but Julia and I are moving to Seattle to be under Judah […]

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  Have you recently looked around at the world we live in? Especially the western side of the world, and noticed our human propensity to become consumed with trends? When you think of groupies you usually tend to think of teenagers being obsessed with a band or a pop star, but I think it goes well […]


Timing is everything

Timing is amazing, isn’t it? Timing is the difference between a home run or a strike out. Timing is the difference between catching a touchdown or dropping a pass. Timing is the difference that changes so many things in our daily life. It could be the perfect pitch, the right pitch, but if your swing […]

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I recently just got back from vacation in Eastern Oregon with my parents, my sisters and my family. It was pretty much a week to watch Cruz swim with Papa and Nanna, also for Julia and I to relax by the pool. It was a win-win for everyone. Right before vacation I was in Virginia for […]


happens to the best of us

Have you ever wondered about the phrase, “Bad things happen to good people”? Honestly, that question in itself is a little misleading. Bad things happen to all people. The rich, poor, healthy, dysfunctional, every background and race. Bad things happen to humanity. If you are breathing you are a candidate for life to deal you a hand […]

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When are you at your best?

Being a leader is an incredibly fulfilling but incredibly difficult. If you’ve been in leadership for any amount of time, you will know that leading people is a completely different world than working on a computer or making phone calls. Leading people is a unique job and calling. As cliche as it may sound, I […]

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Most of you would be aware that the last 8 months have been a very unique and trying season for our church and for our family. On March 28th at 7:05 we got a call from the doctors that they found 2 tumors on both sides of my dads hip. Both were declared cancerous and […]

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