A Mini Revival Afoot

I believe a mini-revival is afoot at Grace Church Seattle. How do I know? Well, there are signs.  I will not say what is happening or when or how, but simply share from two articles about how we know the Holy Spirit is at work. First, you cannot tell if the Spirit is at work […]

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What is Lent?

I went to a pastor’s meeting in West Seattle yesterday and saw a smudge on the forehead of a fellow pastor and thought, “What the heck?” and then remembered it was Ash Wednesday. What is Lent? The word “Lent” comes from an old Anglo-Saxon word for springtime, lencten.  This describes the gradual lengthening of days […]

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Tongues, Prophecy, Communion

Let me tell you a story.  When I was growing up the primary religious influences in my life were my dad and the Palmer family. . My dad was Catholic and growing up with him, mass was a weekly (Sundays) if not a daily discipline.  I lamented going to church in the fall, especially when […]

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