Keeping the Sabbath

After wrestling for years with whether God expected a New Testament disciple to tithe, in 2008 I started tithing 10% of my gross income. Over time since then, I’ve developed confidence that God will provide all my financial needs, and He has. In 2014, the Spirit of God led me to take the next step in my discipleship journey—honoring the Sabbath. The Christian Sabbath Like most Christians, I believed the ‘Christian Sabbath’ was on Sunday, and that Jesus removed the …

Catching the Big One!

The summer before my daughter was born I went fishing with my friend Gary Castle in a 16-foot aluminum skiff in the ocean near Juneau Alaska, where we lived. Juneau must be the most beautiful American city of all; perched against the base of gray granite mountains, surrounded by white & blue glaciers, green spruce forests, and protected from the open Pacific ocean by a hundred miles of barrier islands. It was one of those rare, clear blue days, with …