Carried So Far

I run regularly as part of my plan to be physically and mentally fit. Typically I’ll run a route somewhere around the communities near my home. If I’m going to run five miles, I run a route that is five miles long, with long stretches in one direction. Recently I ran a high school track... Continue Reading →

Love and Justice

Love has a unique place at the center of Christian faith. Jesus himself summarized the weight of the Old Testament commandments as love: love to God and love to others (Matthew 22:34-40)  Love, in 1 Corinthians 13 is the greatest of the three virtues of faith, hope, and love. Love is so primary to the... Continue Reading →

Following Jesus in the Mud

This weekend I participated with some great guys from Sun Valley Community Church in the Tough Mudder event happening next to our East Mesa campus. The experience triggered a few thoughts of comparisons to following Jesus and our leadership culture at Sun Valley. Why would anyone do this anyway? Thousands of people paid a decent price tag... Continue Reading →

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