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Kim’s Links: Gospel Hope in Suffering

Kim’s Links: Gospel Hope in Suffering

Brothers and Sisters, Last week I offered some links that focused on the suffering of infertility. I wanted to continue the theme of suffering and offer some more general articles on how our understanding of God should bring hope to our suffering and how we can live in light of that suffering. Seven Things that […]

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  May 13, 2014
Mothering with the Gospel

Mothering with the Gospel

Growing up my mom was (and still is) a serious Dodgers fan. She didn’t take too much of an interest in professional football or basketball, but for as long as I can remember she has been a rabid fan of The Boys in Blue. I have fond memories of going to a double header when […]

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  May 9, 2014
Kim’s Links: Faith and Infertility

Kim’s Links: Faith and Infertility

Brothers and Sisters, In light of this last Sunday and our focus on God’s love in our suffering with a testimony on the struggle of infertility, I wanted to have links that focus on how we should understand the pain of infertility in light of our faith. The Grace of Suffering in the Kajikawa Family (audio) […]

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  May 6, 2014
Kim’s Links: Living Faithfully in the Church

Kim’s Links: Living Faithfully in the Church

Brothers and Sisters, In light of our study through “The Life of God in the Soul of the Church” and the Pyo’s testimonies this past Sunday , I thought I would offer a few links on how we live faithfully in the church. 6 Reasons to Be a Member of a Church This first one is really […]

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  April 29, 2014

Never Moving On from the Cross

In light of Easter this past Sunday it might be easy to move on to the next season, next event, next assignment, next deadline. But I want to encourage you to never move on from the Cross. It is the reality that defines and directs our very existence. As the Apostle Paul writes: “But far […]

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  April 25, 2014

On Being Together for the Gospel

I was invited to attend the T4G conference with some of our church leaders this month in Louisville, KY.  I had never been, but those who had raved about the impact the conference had had in their lives in prior years.  Having only heard some of the sound tracks of the worship (and loved it), […]

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  April 24, 2014

Jesse’s List

Today we continue our look at the most influential books in the lives of the elders and staff at Lighthouse. Today, we get to hear from Jesse Terasaki about the 5 Christian books that have been most influential to him. Jesse serves as a Ministry Associate overseeing Beacon (Lighthouse’s college ministry), as well as other areas […]

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  April 22, 2014
What Makes This Friday Good?

What Makes This Friday Good?

Despite the happy trappings of Easter, spring break, bunnies, and egg hunts, at first glance “Good Friday” doesn’t seem very good. In fact, last year on Good Friday one of my boys suggested we rename the day “Medium Friday” since it was bad that Jesus died, but good that he died for our sins. When I […]

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  April 17, 2014
Kim’s Links: Passion Week

Kim’s Links: Passion Week

Brothers and Sisters, After being out of state for a couple of weeks, it is good to be home. This weeks links will help you focus on the Holy Week and how you can meditate well on the cross and resurrection. Guide to the Holy Week My wife suggested that we should teach the kids what happened each day of […]

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  April 16, 2014

Pastor Ryan’s Best Books

With tax day upon us, today we’ll be looking at some book recommendations from Pastor Ryan Narasaki. Ryan is one of the elders at our church who primarily oversees our Children’s Ministry, but he works as a financial planner. Knowing God by J.I. Packer I read this book in the beginning of seminary and it really […]

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  April 15, 2014