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Do they not perceive that there are documents, such as the books of the New Testament, which compel men to speak at whatever cost, because they find in them that which urgently and finally concerns the very marrow of human civilization? 

 

~ Karl Barth

Mental Health: Caring for the Gift of Our Minds

7 April 2024  |  The Bay Church, Concord

A Man Hung on a Tree Is Cursed (Good Friday)

29 March 2024  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

The Royal Road of Humility (Palm Sunday)

24 March 2024  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Grit and God: On Work Ethic

17 March 2024  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

Bomb Squad: How Not To Explode Your Life With Words

3 March 2024  |  The Bay Church, Concord

AI, VR, and the Quest for Reality

25 February 2024  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

Proverbs: The Education of Desire

11 February 2024  |  The Bay Church, Concord

A World Dying For A Way of Life

28 January 2024  |  1 John 5:1–8  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

No Justice Without Truth and Love

14 January 2024  |  1 John 4:1–12  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Is My Bucket List Biblical?

31 December 2023  |  Luke 2, Simeon's Story  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

When God Puts You In Timeout

17 December 2023  |  Luke 1, Zechariah's Story  |  The Bay Church, Concord

A World Dying For Clarity

26 November 2023  |  1 John 2:18–29  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Can I Have Friendship With God?

5 November 2023  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

Is the Bible Trustworthy?

22 October 2023  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Does Christianity Crush Diversity?

15 October 2023  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Is There A God?

1 October 2023  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Everyone You Serve Is Named Jesus

17 September 2023  |  Matthew 25:31–46  |  The Bay Church, Concord

3 September 2023  |  Exodus 2  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

27 August 2023  |  Genesis 1–2 vis-à-vis Revelation 21–22; Matthew 28:16–20  |  The Bay Church, Concord

13 August 2023  |  Mark 4:35-41  |  The Bay Church, Concord

30 July 2023  |  Matthew 19:16-30  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

23 July 2023  |  Matthew 13:10-17  |  The Bay Church, Concord

25 June 2023  |  Luke 2:40–52  |  The Bay Church, Concord

11 June 2023  |  Jonah 3:1-10  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Jonah: Cancelling Grace

21 May 2023  |  Book of Jonah  |  The Bay Church, Concord

30 April 2023  |  Exodus 20:12  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

2 April 2023  |  Luke 23  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Stay Awake

19 March 2023  |  Luke 21:5–38  |  The Bay Church, Concord

The (un)Triumphal Entry

19 February 2023  |  Luke 19  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Health First

5 February 2023  |  Topical  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

Vocation First

29 January 2023  |  Exodus 35:30–36:1; Ephesians 2:10; Romans 12:2, 8:18–25  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Jesus First

8 January 2023  |  Meaning of Messiah  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

Frankincense: The Aroma of God

11 December 2022  |  Matthew 2:1-16  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

Worship: We Become What We Love

20 November 2022  |  John 4:19–24  |  The Bay Church, Concord

The Real Me

6 November 2022  |  Colossians 3:1–11 |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

Don’t Fall For It

16 October 2022  |  Colossians 2:16–23  |  The Bay Church, Concord

The Purpose of Pressure: Maturity

2 October 2022  |  Colossians 1:24–2:5  |  The Bay Church, Concord

A Poem of Heavy Duty Theology

25 September 2022  |  Colossians 1:15–23  |  The Bay Church, Concord

The Theology of Compassion

11 September 2022  |  John 19:28–30; Luke 14:12–14  |  The Bay Church, Concord

With You: How the Gospel Reshapes Community and Compassion

7 August 2022  |  Matthew 3:14–17  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Genesis and Jesus: The Story That Leads to Him

31 July 2022  |  Genesis 50:15–21  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Joseph’s Big Reveal

24 July 2022  |  Genesis 45:1–11  |  The Bay Church, Concord

True Royalty - Judah Offers His Life

3 July 2022  |  The Bay Church, Concord

In God We Trust

3 July 2022  |  The Bay Church, Concord

A Tale of Two Seductions

12 June 2022  |  Genesis 38–39  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Introducing Joseph: Triangles of Love and Hate

5 June 2022  |  Genesis 37:1–36  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Consumed By God

15 May 2022  |  “Fire” in the Bible, and sin as “Aiming”  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Building God’s Home

24 April 2022  |  Topical  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Poetic Injustice

3 April 2022  |  Genesis 29:31–30:43  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Boundary Encounters with God

20 March 2022  |  Genesis 28, 32  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Deceptive Meal, Part I: A Devoured Identity

6 March 2022  |  Genesis 25:27–34  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

Wooing at the Well

20 February 2022  |  Genesis 24:1–67  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Sarah Betrayed – ‘She’s My Sister

30 January 2022  |  Genesis 12, 20, 26  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Count the Stars, If You Can!

2 January 2022  |  Genesis 15:1–20  |  The Bay Church, Concord

A Lot Is On the Line

26 December 2021  |  Genesis 13–14  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

Noah: The Reboot of Adam’s Mission

28 November 2021  |  Genesis 6–9  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

The Genius of Genealogies

21 November 2021  |  Genesis 4, 5, 10, 11  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Sin Enters: Seduction, Shame, Shifted-Blame

31 October 2021  |  Genesis 3:1–13  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Matchmaker God

24 October 2021  |  Genesis 2:18–25  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

Eden: Our Original Home

17 October 2021  |  Genesis 2:4–20  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

Our Temple-Shaped World

3 October 2021  |  Genesis 1:2–2:3  |  The Bay Church, Concord

God’s Beloved Blue Dot

26 September 2021  |  Genesis 1:1  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Psalm 89: Broken Promises

5 September 2021  |  Psalm 89  |  The Bay Church, Concord

The Beauty of Unity

1 August 2021  |  Psalm 133  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Psalm 1: Meditation

4 July 2021  |  Psalm 1  |  The Bay Church, Concord

The Rugged Path Home

6 June 2021  |  Matthew 7:13–23  |  The Bay Church, Brentwood

Judgment

16 May 2021  |  Matthew 7:1–6  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Treasure: Part II

18 April 2021  |  Matthew 6:19–24  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Daily Bread

28 February 2021  |  Matthew 6:11 + Exodus 16  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Prayer: The Language of the Kingdom

24 January 2021  |  Matthew 6:5–13  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Love Your Enemies

3 January 2021  |  Matthew 5:43–48  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Christ and the Torah

1 November 2020  |  Matthew 5:17–20  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Sermon on the Mount: Base Camp

11 October 2020  |  The Bay Church, Concord

The Quest (≠ Adventure) of the Kingdom

6 September 2020  |  Acts 27-28  |  The Bay Church, Concord

True Philosophy: The Wisdom of Love

2 August 2020  |  Acts 17:16–34  |  The Bay Church, Concord

Acts Intro - “A World-Shaped Story”

27 June 2020  |  Acts 13 |  The Bay Church, Concord

Home: The School of Character

21 June 2020  |  Hebrews 12:5–11  |  The Bay Church, Concord

10 Commandments: Framed By Fire

29 December 2019  |  Exodus 19  |  The Bay Church, Concord

The Prince Leaves the Palace

December 2018  |  Philippians 2  |  The Bay Church, Concord

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