Intentional Time

While spending time with my family on the biggest feasting day of the year, Thanksgiving, I had an epiphany. I realized that even though my mother lived in San Clemente, and I at the time lived in Vista, we only …

Old vs. New Prayer

I came to St. Michael’s in 2009. For the previous three years, I had been helping plant a conservative Presbyterian church in Alpine. St. Michael’s was a very different place! I went from the newest church in Alpine to the …

The Gift of Prayer

Over the years I have observed that many people are reluctant to pray. This is true especially regarding praying in front others as they feel unsure and think they “do not know how!”

We must believe God is not concerned …

Praying with the Psalms

I have been studying the Psalms over the last several months and have found them to be great sources of joy and comfort, as they explore the heights and depths of human emotion and model how to turn toward God …

The Love of the Father

 

Life – it can be a challenge at times! In this earthly journey we walk through the full spectrum of ups and downs, joys and disappointments. Life is fluid, ever-changing, and unpredictable. It can take unexpected turns and open …