Member Musings

Shopping at IKEA

Shopping at IKEA

Cool it now, you gotta slow it down, ooh, watch out… An 80’s New Edition song was playing over the loudspeakers as I perused the AS-IS section of that ultimate Scandinavian big-box furniture store also known as IKEA. I don’t know about you, but I’ve had an up and down relationship with IKEA. Sometimes it […]

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  December 9, 2014
Redeeming Every Minute (Pt 4): When God Says “Wait!”

Redeeming Every Minute (Pt 4): When God Says “Wait!”

In the fall of 1757 Jonathan Edwards, the pastor-theologian-teacher, was asked to assume the presidency of the College of New Jersey, now Princeton University. A few short months later, on March 22, 1758, he passed away. It seemed an untimely tragedy for man whose ministry and work could have been hugely influential at Princeton. George […]

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  August 26, 2014
Getting to Know You, Getting to Know All About You …

Getting to Know You, Getting to Know All About You …

The Member Musings section of our blog is written by church members in the hope of encouraging you to see all of life through the lens of the gospel. Today we hear from Pastor Jason Ho as he reflects on lessons from our All-Church Retreat. When you read an author, you get a sense of his […]

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  July 29, 2014
The San Antonio Metaphor for the Christian Life

The San Antonio Metaphor for the Christian Life

The 2014 NBA Champions are… the San Antonio Spurs! Yes I’m pretty happy that the Spurs won the NBA Finals. After watching them lose last year in heartbreaking fashion, I couldn’t help but root for them in their quest for basketball redemption. And now, as I prepare to delete Game 5 from my DVR and […]

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  July 16, 2014
Going Back to School!

Going Back to School!

The Member Musings section of our blog is written by church members in the hope of encouraging you to see all of life through the lens of the gospel. Today we hear from Jenn Chen as she goes back to school to study biblical counseling. In May 2014, I printed out my syllabi for two classes.  […]

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  June 27, 2014
Great Expectations

Great Expectations

The Member Musings section of our blog is written by church members in the hope of encouraging you to see all of life through the lens of the gospel. As I write this, I’m sitting on the first leg of a long flight home from Reykjavik, Iceland, where I’ve just spent a week vacationing with my […]

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  June 24, 2014
Redeeming Every Minute (Pt 3): Thoughts

Redeeming Every Minute (Pt 3): Thoughts

In the fall of 1757 Jonathan Edwards, the pastor-theologian-teacher, was asked to assume the presidency of the College of New Jersey, now Princeton University. A few short months later, on March 22, 1758, he passed away. It seemed an untimely tragedy for man whose ministry and work could have been hugely influential at Princeton. George […]

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  June 16, 2014
Let’s Go Places?

Let’s Go Places?

The Member Musings section of our blog is written by church members in the hope of encouraging you to see all of life through the lens of the gospel. Like many other members at Lighthouse, the announcement about Toyota corporate’s move to Plano, TX was received as more than just a shocking surprise. I’m a senior […]

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  June 13, 2014
Redeeming Every Minute (Part 2): Dealing with Bad Days

Redeeming Every Minute (Part 2): Dealing with Bad Days

This is Part 2 of Brian’s series on Redeeming Every Minute based on the life of Jonathan Edwards. Read Part 1 here. People at work sometimes call me “Pastor Brian” because I went to seminary, but when I hear it, it’s never in an uplifting context. I usually hear it after I shoot off a […]

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  June 3, 2014
Redeeming Every Minute (Part 1): In the Midst of Uncertainty

Redeeming Every Minute (Part 1): In the Midst of Uncertainty

In the fall of 1757 Jonathan Edwards, the pastor-theologian-teacher, was asked to assume the presidency of the College of New Jersey, now Princeton University. A few short months later, on March 22, 1758, he passed away. It seemed an untimely tragedy for man whose ministry and work could have been hugely influential at Princeton. George […]

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  May 30, 2014