How Deep Is Your Love?

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The english word ‘love’ gets a lot of unmerited airtime in our bible translations. Mostly when we read ‘love’ in an english bible something significantly different is meant by the author. Love is a...
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1901 SE Bielmeier Rd, Port Orchard, WA 98367

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We are so pleased to announce our new, full-time venue in Bethel: 1901 SE Bielmeier Rd, Port Orchard, WA 98367 (click for directions) We will be meeting here from Sunday August 15th 2021 at 10am .
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Male Voice Dexterity

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Six year old Bridger Walker is my hero, if I ever grow up I want to be like him (see article link below). He’s not perfect, I’m sure. He has character flaws and he makes mistakes like we all do, but...
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Sunday Baptism

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Sunday was a wonderful day of sunshine, friendship, and baptism down on Fox Island at the BeachLab. What a joy to worship together outside, dig a little into the thinking and relationship behind...
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In-Person Worship starting June 21st

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A Letter from the Elders of Firebrand Church Announcing the return to in-person worship services, 4pm Sunday June 21st. We are excited to announce that we will be returning to in person worship,...
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The Radical Middle

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Saturday May 2nd and we’re all feeling a bit of cabin fever. Some are actually feeling a lot more than that, many have lost jobs and many have fallen ill and died. So how do we navigate the rocky...
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Pride and Suffering

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I began thinking about this topic when I was in the YMCA pool and saw a beautiful young boy being carried on a stretcher into a dressing area by his two care givers. He couldn't hold his head...
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A Message to the People of the Unsurprisable God

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In heaven there is no Situation Room, there is no Disaster Recovery Plan, and no one is selling insurance! Do you know why? Because God is Unsurprisable ! Page after page in the scriptures we are...
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March LevelUp: Making Space

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3/1/2020 LevelUp Barry White: Finding God in the middle, making room for the Holy Spirit- Taking this time to listen and hear from the LORD and give us direction, step out of comfort zones, step...
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My Heart

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This is a drawing that Dawn created around Psalm 139:1 . It reminds me of so many aspects of our individual relationships with our God. He is Lord and savior; He is healer, friend, and judge. He is...
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2019 was the year

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Nothing in 2019 came easy, there have been some setbacks, but some significant victories too. In many ways 2019 reminded me a lot of the whole decade just past. At the very end of 2009 my family and...
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Thanksgiving is a Verb

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On Thursday this week, around tables laden with turkey and pie, +300 million Americans will make lists of thing they are thankful for. Now that's a very nice sentiment, but it is not thanksgiving .
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Are You In A Season of Molting?

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Webster’s defines “molt” as the “casting off or shedding of feathers, skin, or the like, in the process of renewal or growth.” I see it first-hand as my chickens go through a molt in the early Fall....
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Philippians 2:5-11 - The Poem

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Recently in a sermon I read a rendition I wrote of Paul's poem from Philippians 2:5-11. This small piece of scripture was written as a poem and should, I think, be read as one:
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Authority of the Believer

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As we look at our identity as The Children of God it’s really important to understand our authority and to be able to exercise it. Sharon Gakin wrote a great article explaining her experience...
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Being Still

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There are certain cycles of behavior in my life that I am continually repeating. The biggest one is trying to control my time. The world is screaming about efficiency and productivity. My human need...
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The Master Gardener

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This is an image that God gave me about 10 years ago. It is a picture of what we would find in America, spiritually and relationally. A dry desertscape. Yet God has sent us, all of us, equipped with...
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Dr Michael Heiser

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September 8th Dr Michael Heiser was with us and shared two sessions with us. 1. Cosmic Geography and 2. The Two Powers in Heaven
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