Monthly Archives: July 2014

God is Making All Things New: Remembering Brandon

Friday, in the midst of great sorrow and grief I had the honor to do the funeral for Brandon Austin. Brandon was 13 and recently died in a motor accident. This has been an unexpected week of unspeakable grief. Here’s what I shared with his family and close friends. Please continue to keep this family… Read more »


“Lord, revive us again so that your people may rejoice in you.” Psalm 85:6 Join us every Wednesday morning by the Narragansett Pier towers. We will praise God, pray for one another and pray for the people of South County. We have been using the acronym P.R.A.Y.  in these early days as a helpful guide… Read more »

Happy? new summer sermon series

“Delight yourself in the Lord.” Psalm 37:4 Regardless if you’re listening to Oprah or Pharrell, reading the latest self help bestseller, Rubin, Aristotle, Pascal, Haidt, Piper, Edwards or talking with the people and families on the beaches of South County; everyone is seeking happiness. Join us this summer for our sermon series on happiness in the… Read more »

Underestimating Reality: Reflections on Ephesians

Ephesians: The Precious Letter to the Church  We have spent the past months in a sermon series through Ephesians. This letter is precious to God’s people. The letter of Ephesians was John Calvin’s favorite and F.F. Bruce regarded it as the “quintessence of Paulinism’ because it ‘in large measure sums up the leading themes of… Read more »

Communion and Vision Sunday (July 6, 2014)

This Sunday we’ll be having a communion and vision Sunday service at Wakefield Elementary School from 10 to 11 a.m. followed by a picnic at the Narragansett Beach at 11:30. We’re taking a week off from our regular Sunday meeting space as the Contemporary Theater does some renovations. We’re taking advantage of this opportunity by… Read more »