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Christ Central Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Saturday, 14 December 2013

Give Thanks: As this year closes, it is amazing to look back and see where the Lord has led us. This time last year we were in Portland, preparing to move down in the spring. And seeing what started with … to continue reading

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Trinitias Church, Mission Mill Creek, WA

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Give Thanks: We are thankful for the addition of a new 9-person family to our church plant, several other new attenders at our plant of various backgrounds, as well as many prospective of influence including believers and unbelievers alike. Trust … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

All Souls, West Seattle, WA

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Give Thanks: Giving thanks for an incredible trip to Ensenada, Mexico to build homes with Cross Sound Church and YWAM. A team of 16 from All Souls! Trust God: Praying for discernment and wisdom as we consider adding staff and … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Coram Deo, Mission Spokane, Washington

Monday, 9 December 2013

Give Thanks: Good month of meeting new people throughout our neighborhood in walking door to door handing out invitations to our open house next weekend. Relationships are developing and deepening with many of the families who have kids I coach … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee Community Church, Central District, Seattle, WA

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Give Thanks: I’m thankful for the leaders of both core groups that make up Jubilee. It’s a wonderful thing believers from different cultures and lifestyles come together in the name of Jesus Christ. We had our first ever, “Sabbath Sunday” … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Trinitias Church, Mill Creek, WA

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Give Thanks: We are very thankful for the prospect of having a new church building for our Sunday worship service. It has a very nice child-care space, a sanctuary that is equipped with a sound-system, a projector screen, etc. And, … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Centeral Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Give Thanks: We were able to make contact with several new families who are interested in what we are doing. Along with that, we are all figuring out how to worship together and what being Missional looks like in our … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee Community Church, Central District, Seattle, WA

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Give Thanks: I’m thankful for the way my wife has supported me in the work as a pastor. It has been a long road for us and for my wife especially given that she comes from a family of ministers. … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Coram Deo, Spokane, WA

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Give Thanks: Safe and potentially productive travels for both Kyle and Gretchen. Great first formal vision meeting for Coram Deo. Excellent contact opportunities through coaching (Kyle) and school volunteering (Gretchen) Trust God: Fundraising -I know this one gets old for … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

All Souls, West Seattle, WA

Thursday, 31 October 2013

Give Thanks: Giving thanks for great home group leaders! Really enjoying watching them jump into the role–– many of them this is their first time–– and care for folks. Exciting. Trust God: Several marriages on the rocks, three on the … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Centeral Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Friday, 18 October 2013

Give Thanks: I am thankful that the Lord has led several couples who do not regularly attend Trinitas to This month has been hard. In the wake of leading a college student to Christ, and having another person join Christ … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Christ Centeral Presbyterian Church, Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Monday, 30 September 2013

Give Thanks: It has been amazing to see members of the launch community and campus ministry truly take ownership for this work. We had one family agree to buy a case of bibles for Evensong/college outreach and another family buy … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee Community Church, Central District, Seattle, WA

Monday, 30 September 2013

Give Thanks: I’m thankful for the charitable hearts of the people of Jubilee and the Indonesian Fellowship as we figure out if the Lord is calling us to be a body of believers together. The folks of my initial core … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

All Souls, West Seattle, WA

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Give Thanks: Thankful for rest, and renewed energy moving toward the fall. Thankful for time away this summer. Trust God: Working with two couples in significant marital trouble. Prayer Requests: Pastoral wisdom. Continued growth and deepening care moving into the … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Give Thanks: We had our first vision forum last month and was blessed to have 15 adults there (and several folks couldn’t make it), and our bible study has progressively grown every week and has had new people attending as … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee Community Church, Central District, Seattle, WA

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Give Thanks: We are thankful for the unity that is building amongst our group as we have been blessed to see more folks from the neighborhood visit, as well as brothers and sisters from Indonesian Presbyterian Church. We had a … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Monday, 29 July 2013

Give Thanks: I have had several great opportunities to connect with unbelievers and share the gospel, as well as invite people into the calling to start a new congregation. I have also been able to disciple several other believers as … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee Community Church, Central District, Seattle, WA

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Give Thanks: I’m thankful for a beautiful baby girl whom the Lord has added to our family–Trinity! I’m thankful that the weather is changing so that we might worship on street corners and parks so that as many as possible … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Give Thanks: I am thankful for the several new (random) contacts we have made, for meeting folks at a local brewery and having a great conversation about Jesus, and really being embraced into the community by other local pastors (including … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Coram Deo, Spokane, Washington

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Give Thanks: All things are proceeding well toward our move to Spokane. House in Eugene closed and Spokane house closing is set for June 26. Good opportunity to network and converse with many at General Assembly. Trust God: Continuing to … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Give Thanks: I am thankful for the type of relationships we are developing in Corvallis, for the ministry opportunities we have been given. We are developing strategic relationships with individuals, networks, churches and ministries in the community. We look forward … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee Community Church, Central District, Seattle, WA

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Give Thanks: Thankful for the help that Miguel has been in the shop, which is freeing me up to meet with folks in the parish and neighborhood. I see the Lord blessing our core group to gradually grow and become … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Mission Spokane, Washington

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Give Thanks: Gretchen and the kids are transitioning well. We had a terrific trip to Spokane. Our house in Eugene, Oregon sold. Trust God: Raising the necessary funds to transition in August. Prayer Requests: I Please pray for the Parker’s … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Monday, 15 April 2013

Give Thanks: We are thankful to be moved down to Corvallis and establishing relationships. It has been encouraging to hear the excitement from some in the community that we are here. Also, the Lord has been very gracious to us … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee Community Church, Central District, Seattle, WA

Monday, 15 April 2013

Give Thanks: I am thankful for the support of having an assistant/admin person to help me in my work here in the CD. Even after the first week of my assistant’s employment I was able to spend more time meeting with … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

All Souls, West Seattle, WA

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Give Thanks: Thrilled we baptized our first adult on March 3! Trust God: Curious about, and eager to develop more leaders. Our small groups are overcrowded, but we’re short on leaders/hosts. Running out of space for kids on Sundays! Prayer … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Mission Corvallis, Oregon

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Give Thanks: I have been able to make some great connections with other Gospel-Centered Churches in Corvallis, who are very excited about us coming down and having a parallel, but overlapping ministry. They will be strong allies in helping us … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

All Souls, West Seattle, WA

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Give Thanks: God seems to be moving us toward some new levels of ownership and servant hood as a community. People are giving more of their time and money– good signs. New folks are volunteering at a quicker rate than … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Spokane, WA

Friday, 1 February 2013

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All Souls, West Seattle, WA

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Give Thanks: We were very excited to see several families from the neighborhood and the school join us for worship the Sunday before Christmas. This is really an amazing thing–these are not people who’ve expressed interest in church. Pray for … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Jubilee Community Church, Central District, Seattle, WA

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Give Thanks: Although we are small, I appreciate our core group very much. We are starting to get to know each other better. We meet twice a week, and folks are reaching out to each other without me facilitating it. … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy

 

Corvallis, Oregon

Sunday, 20 January 2013

Give Thanks: Thankful for the opportunity to go to local PCA churches and preach. Thankful for a healthy pregnancy with Dolly. And the momentum with moving forward to Corvallis. Trust God: In trusting for the actual delivery of the baby … to continue reading

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Ascension Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, OR

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Give Thanks: I’m thankful for the health of Jerilee and our new baby, Jubilee (born on our tenth anniversary)! The whole family’s pretty happy with the new addition, and the church has been excited to take care of us and … to continue reading

Posted by Sandy