Monthly Archives: July 2009

Finances and Faith

One of the more challenging and enjoyable aspects of being a follower of Jesus is that this life is an adventure. If you’re doing it right, this life is never boring, and in fact brings some compelling surprises. Unfortunately, however, … Continue reading

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Becoming Agents of Grace

I’ve recently had several discussions with SCCers about how we as Christians relate with the peoples and cultures here in the East Bay.  To stimulate even more discussion, I’m recommending Culture-Making by Andy Crouch.  Crouch is great at surveying the … Continue reading

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'My Bible'

I recently read an article from some twenty years ago, written by a university professor in the Humanities, in which he was describing changes he was observing in the attitudes and perspectives of his students.  Among the things he mentioned … Continue reading

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Project Feed in Home Groups

For those of you part of the Solano Community Church Home Group ministry, we’re about to embark on a journey that will be exciting, at times challenging, and, Lord willing, very fruitful.  We’re calling it Project Feed and the goal … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Jesus, Mark 14

My failure to live up to the standard of Jesus has a long, consistent history that has been well chronicled in my lifetime; in fact, I write a new paragraph daily. I am constantly frustrated by my shortcomings, but I … Continue reading

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Law and Gospel

“The Law” is huge in the history of Jesus’ people.  Few words were ever given with such fanfare (fire, storms, stone tablets, big bearded guy in robe) and few words have ever been cherished as the words of the law … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Project Feed

Starting this Fall, we return to our series “Gospel Soaked” in the book of Romans.  We’ll be exploring Paul’s famous words, “Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your … Continue reading

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Good Friday Devotional (April 10, 2009)

Once in awhile it is good to remind ourselves that there is something we need even more than the next morning bun from La Farine (man, those are good!).  We need spiritual bread: Jesus Christ.  I’m not a faster by … Continue reading

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Emmaus Partners

The Solano Community Church leadership has been reflecting on how better to disciple people who fall into the category of “mature Christian.”  These are people who regularly worship, serve, reach out and participate in community but find the process of … Continue reading

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