Together Anything Is Possible

So often we value the power and strength of the individual in our culture. Movies highlight what one person can do. Superheroes individually overcome impossible odds. Action heroes seem to be immortal as they face an enemy with overwhelming advantages. Even in athletics, everyone...
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A Movement or a Museum

Have you ever been to a museum?  I’m no museum expert but I have been to several.  I love museums because they deal with history.  I am fascinated by history.  Museums exist to represent some aspect of the past. Their purpose is to look backwards.  I have visited the Portland...
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Live Your Season

Ecc. 3:1 “For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.” (NLT) A week and a half ago our season of life changed forever. We were no longer simply parents. The season of grand parenting had begun. Last Thursday at 11:30am, we welcomed Melody Grace into...
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Be Still and Know

I have always known this world is a crazy place to live, but does it seem to have reached new levels of insanity lately? We have an Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a Middle East conflict spinning out of control, war in the Ukraine as Russia exercises its dominance, and thousands...
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We Are A Movement

Webster defines the word movement as “the act or process of moving people or things from one place or position to another”. What a great description of who we are as a church. Foothills is a movement. As we listen to Jesus and follow Him, we are in the process of moving...
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Guatemolalla

It’s been a week and a half since Lisa, me, and 14 other people from Foothills returned from yet another trip to Guatemala. It was another amazing experience; another time being impacted; another exposure with people who have changed our lives. What is it about this place and...
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Failure Isn’t Always A Bad Thing

Somewhere along the way we concluded that failure was unacceptable. Maybe it was in Elementary school when we received that first “F” on a paper we turned in. Possibly it was that exam we didn’t study for and failed miserably. Maybe it came from our parents, a coach or a music...
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Are You Staying Free?

Every 4th of July I find myself reflecting on the amazing freedoms we have in this country. Despite all its flaws and imperfections, we live in a remarkable nation. The freedom we enjoy is what makes this the greatest country of the world. It is why many will sacrifice all they...
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