Happy Valentinus Day

Valentine’s Day has a mysterious origin. One potential origin involves a priest named Valentinus during the reign of Roman Emperor Claudius who secretly disobeyed the Emperor. Because Claudius believed that single soldiers made better soldiers, he outlawed...

read more

Blast from the Past: Barry interviewed by the 49ers

In 2015, the San Francisco 49ers sent up their film crew to interview me and my family at GracePoint Church. They heard that I was a 49er fan pastoring in a Seattle Seahawk crazed churched. It was a part of an award winning segment called "The Faithful"...

read more

Sabbatical Final Report: Five Sabbatical Takeaways

Before I jumped back on the fast running treadmill of ministry, I took a little bit of time to write down some takeaways from my three month break from ministry. It was helpful to think through the highlights and what impacted me the most from my time...

read more

Sabbatical Part 7: Special Time in Italy

Candy and I had never been to Rome before. We enjoyed learning the history, seeing the sites, and walking hand and hand down the cobbled streets saying to ourselves, "Are we really here?" Click to see the video I made that highlighted our time in Italy....

read more

Curious to see older posts? Visit the vault.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This