Trustee Day at Breck

As I moved through a sea of like-dressed young people, the energy was absolutely infectious. The volume was high, but not chaotic. In fact, I would describe it as enthusiastic. “Bishop, what do you like about Trustee Day at Breck?” I was so caught up in the moment that it took me a second to … More Trustee Day at Breck

The Season of Epiphany: How Christ is Being Made Known

For many it is a cheesy camp song. Yet there is something incredibly inspiring when you hear a large space filled with young folks belting out with passionate conviction, “They will know we are Christians by our love, by our love!” One of the things that I have come to notice with a significant number … More The Season of Epiphany: How Christ is Being Made Known

EYE 2014

  I was an extremely young youth minister. In fact, my half a dozen or so high school traveling companions were only a couple years younger than me. It was a hot summer day and we were literally standing out in the middle of nowhere in eastern Oregon waiting to catch a train. Our destination? … More EYE 2014