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” »
I remember with crystal clarity the period in my marriage when Diane and I struggled the most with money. Oddly, it had nothing to do with raising our daughters, even though their needs were seemingly endless, like food, clothes, braces, school supplies, gas, doctor visits, etc. No, the worst financial period we experienced was prior to having children. At the time, I was convinced that in order to get out of apartment living and be able to purchase a home, we needed to make some drastic changes. I took an extra job working weekends and evenings, but knew it wasn’t going to be enough. Continue reading “Bobservations: When I Robbed God” »
The Sunridge facilities team is growing to keep pace with the increasing demands on our church campus. We are looking for an individual to fill a 20-hour per week position—mostly evenings and weekends, but with some flexibility. The position is ready to be filled immediately. It would be a great fit for: Continue reading “Part Time Janitorial Job Opening at Our Temecula Church” »