Pastor's Blog

I Am the True Vine
on Mon, 17 Feb 2020 18:30

The Gospel of John John 15:1–17 I Am the True Vine Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. Pray for family, … Continue reading


Jesus Promises the Holy Spirit
on Mon, 10 Feb 2020 18:59

The Gospel of John John 15:15–31 Jesus Promises the Holy Spirit Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. Pray for family, … Continue reading


Announcing my new book
on Tue, 04 Feb 2020 20:40

Introduction How it all began During the 1970s, while pastor of Church of the Open Door in San Rafael, California, I used my education in psychology to guide me in operating the Marin Christian Counseling Center out of my office … Continue reading


I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life
on Mon, 03 Feb 2020 18:44

The Gospel of John John 14:1–14 I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus … Continue reading


A New Commandment & Jesus Foretells Peter’s Denial
on Tue, 28 Jan 2020 00:41

The Gospel of John John 13:31–38 A New Commandment & Jesus Foretells Peter’s Denial Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. … Continue reading


One of You Will Betray Me & A New Commandment
on Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:35

The Gospel of John John 13:21–35 Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. Pray for family, friends, neighbors, and yourself. Slowly … Continue reading


Jesus Washes the Disciples’ Feet
on Mon, 13 Jan 2020 20:24

The Gospel of John John 13:1–20 Jesus Washes the Disciples Feet Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. Pray for family, … Continue reading


Jesus Came to Save the World
on Mon, 06 Jan 2020 23:06

The Gospel of John John 12:44–50 Jesus Came to Save the World Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. Pray for … Continue reading


2 stories about events of the last week of Jesus’ earthly ministry and life
on Mon, 30 Dec 2019 23:24

The Gospel of John John 12:27–43 The Son of Man Must be Lifted Up & The Unbelief of the People Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. … Continue reading


What Happened Following Jesus’ Birth
on Mon, 23 Dec 2019 19:12

GOSPEL MEDITATION Luke 2:22-35 Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. Pray for family, friends, neighbors, and yourself. Slowly and carefully … Continue reading