Gardening is Harder than Sowing

Preached on July 16, 2017 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 My favorite part of gardening is putting seeds in the ground.  Planting is the time of possibility, dreaming of a bountiful harvest.  Winter is gone, warmer days beckon, and little green shoots are everywhere.  I’m the same way about most projects, I love the brainstorming, creative work, … Continue reading Gardening is Harder than Sowing

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Good Soil

Every Thursday morning I interveiw 4 homeless people to see if they are good candidates for our 2-year Transitional Housing Program at Hillcrest.  We are a clean and sober house for 58 people and we are doing a very imperfect job of helping people sort out their lives and find some stability and hope for … Continue reading Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Good Soil