Archive for February, 2007

A Request

February 24th, 2007

Since last Tuesday I have taken on the joy of teaching at our churches first ever retreat. It is looking like it is going to be sold out (great!) Now I am living in the reality of about 10 days notice to write 6 messages. I could use prayer for clarity, insight, […]

My Valentine

February 14th, 2007

I have no idea how I found such a fantastic wife. I have thought about it long and hard and I can only conclude that God sovereignly moved to bring us together, because I would need her throughout the entirety of my life.
I took her away from Seattle, her family and friends, across the […]


February 11th, 2007

I found this quote from a man who lived over a hundred years ago. The following was part of a description of the kind of preachers he desired to see Scotland full of. So much of this resonates with what I wish for this land as well.
“…Let him preach with a thrilling heart; […]

The Dan Brick.

February 9th, 2007

If you haven’t been to the Re:Hope website reciently ( we have just added a section entitled “Re:Hope Bricks.”  We are in the process of recording an introduction to some of the people in our church mainly so that we can further get to know oneanother.  Beth was recorded a few weeks ago and I […]

the Unifying Power of Fun

February 2nd, 2007

A few years ago I was on youth staff at Rolling Hills Community Church. During those years I learned big lessons that have shaped both who I am and how I do ministry today. Rolling Hills had 8 full-time staff in the youth department with very focused area’s of specialization. Mark […]


February 1st, 2007

Beth is one of the fantastic Northern Irish students at the University of Glasgow who loves our church. We have started recording stories from people in our church where you can hear from them about how God got a hold of their life or how they ended up at Re:Hope. We are posting […]