It looks like “May gray” is finally giving way to the warmer weather and sunshine that we have all come to expect in this beautiful valley. For many, that change in the weather is a signal to start planning a summer vacation filled with fun, adventure, family time, and hopefully a carefully crafted budget for a debt free vacation! If your vacation budget wasn’t on your summer vacation list, you may want to check out last year’s post Continue reading “Bobservations: A Summer Reminder” »
In chapter 16 of the gospel of Luke, Jesus shares a story of a very shrewd business manager as a way to communicate to his disciples that being faithful in how we use “little things” will determine our faithfulness in bigger things. Jesus then goes on to define the “little things” as money. His message is that if you cannot handle money properly, how can you be trusted with something of real value. That parable came to life this Easter Continue reading “Bobservations: Second Quarter Update with a message from Pastor Britt” »
A few weeks ago, I was stopped in the hallway between services by someone I know. He shared with me that he was convicted by my email. I’ll be honest, I send a lot of emails and was not sure I knew which email he meant at first. He went on to say that when he printed his annual donation statement, it only had one gift – for the entire year. It was clear he Continue reading “Bobservations: A Story on Stewardship” »
Right before the holidays, an email came to me from someone who does not attend our church that read, “Living in my car, out of money and food, where is God?” My heart ached for this person; they sounded so desperate, so hopeless. I was not sure how my response would be received, but I wanted to share Continue reading “Bobservations: When (not if) Trials Happen” »
January marks the end of the first quarter of the new fiscal year at Sunridge, and I cannot think of a better way to start this year’s blog than sharing Pastor Britt’s email reflecting on all that God is doing through you!
As I write to you, I’m looking out of my office window on a sparklingly clear morning, and what I see makes me think of Sunridge. You see, this is one of those rare mornings in our valley. We’ve had some rain over the past couple days, but today the sun came out. The air smells clean and fresh. The hills adjacent to our campus where I mountain bike are popping with fresh green growth. Even the bunnies I see on the trail seem happy! That’s how Sunridge feels to me. Continue reading “Bobservations: First Quarter Update with a message from Pastor Britt” »