Symphonic Sermonic

Hello Baysiders! Hope all is well in your souls this Lent season. May your efforts to refrain and perfect self-control draw you close to Christ. “Evangelicals don’t do sermons. Evangelicals do Bible readings. The idea of a sermon as a rhetorical performance which is people coming face to face God, not just through being guided… Read More ›

Advent Embodied

Hello Baysiders! Hope all is well in your souls and everyone had a great Fall season. As Costco, Target and Safeway start early with the Christmas decorations I feel it necessary to start early as well on talking about the birth of Christ. What if I told you attending a local church in person is… Read More ›

The Pseudoscience of Pneumatology

Hello Baysiders! Hope all is well in your souls. As we close our summer sermon series on the gifts of the spirit I want to share some footnotes on the matter. The theological term for studying the Holy Spirit is called pneumatology (pronounced new-ma-tology). A plethora of scholars and Bible nerds have sought to understand… Read More ›

When The Numbers Lie

Hello Baysiders! Hope all is well in your summer souls this season. Have you ever heard of the saying, “Numbers don’t lie?” It’s usually heard in a debate of some kind. The original phrase is, “Numbers don’t lie. Liars use numbers.” This is a popular way to say statistics and data are king in determining… Read More ›

Lent Go, And Let God

Hello Baysiders! Hope all is well in your souls in this time of transition from winter to spring season. Speaking of seasons, a season that we are currently in that a lot of Christians are not mindful of is Lent. Lent is a season, according to the church calendar, that follows after Epiphany season and… Read More ›

It’s Written In The Scars

Hello Baysiders! Hope all is well in your souls so far in 2023! I am thrilled about what God is going to do for us and through us this year. I am still full from that delicious Brazilian BBQ we had with the our brothers and sisters from Catedral De Familia. Let’s pray for more… Read More ›

Advent’s Heaven

Hello Baysiders! Hope you are all in the holiday spirit and holding onto Jesus in all that you do. Happy Advent season church. May we all dig deep in our waiting, despair, and hope for our coming Lord. What I like about Advent is the grittiness of it. It is not fluffy, fun, sentimental or… Read More ›

Wisdom Over Fear

Hello Baysiders! Praying that your Thanksgiving is a blessed one with family and friends and that, no matter your situation, your heart would be full of gratitude for all what God has given you. This morning it was reported that Russia fired missiles into Poland, killing two people. This is a big deal because Poland… Read More ›

Make Pastors Great Again

Hello Baysiders! Hope all is well in your souls. The Fall season is always a good time to consider the wonderful blessings God did during the summer and motivate us to trust him more as we move into the Holiday season. In honor of Pastor Appreciation Month, I want to talk about pastors. The job… Read More ›

Waste God

Hello Baysiders! Hope all is well in your souls today. May you walk and talk like Jesus so that others may see God on earth. Horeb aka the Mountain of God, aka Sinai aka where God appears to Moses in the burning bush aka where the Ten Commandments are given—is a word that literally means… Read More ›