Who’s Side Are You On, Anyway?

By on June 15, 2011

Divorce and pending divorce tends to draw a line in the sand. Husband on one side.  Wife on the other.  However, the effects of divorce are rarely limited to the principals.  What about the kids?  What about the parents and grandparents? Siblings? Coworkers?Neighbors? The bank, the school and the church?  It seems to us that there Read More...

The Bible is Perfectly Clear About “______________________”

By on June 8, 2011

If the Bible is perfectly clear, why are there over 37,000 Christian denominations? It seems like when the subject of divorce comes up in conversation, we church types have lot’s to say. Often the first thing someone hears from one of us is  “the Bible is perfectly clear, Christians are not allowed to get divorced!” Read More...

The Story Behind the Name

By on June 3, 2011

About ten years ago I was sitting at the dinner table with my daughter Mary and son Willy along with dear friends and spiritual mentors, Ken and Deborah Loyd.  The Loyds were in town from Portland to preach the next day at Bainbridge Alliance Church on Bainbridge Island.  Sometime between courses and wine flights, the Read More...

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