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Evacuations, Ice Cream & Pure Love

| Andy Mason

What could a crisis, an evacuation and ice cream have to do with love? This article is by Graham Coyle, an educator from the UK who happened to be with my family during the craziness of the last two weeks: The Carr Fire started on Monday 23rd , the same day that I arrived in…

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The Conspiracy of False Humility

| Andy Mason

About 15 years ago I had this friend from church named Steve. Steve was early 30’s, young kids, in the “compression zone” of life. Had some kind of OK job, was paying the bills (barely, I suspect, like most of us) and squeaking by. Then one day he got handed a BIG promotion at a…

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Money problem? Did You Forget Something?

| Andy Mason

I woke 3am one morning last week feeling terrified about money. There’s something about early morning darkness that exaggerates fear. Questions (or accusations?) plagued my mind… Am I stewarding my money rightly? Am I wasting money? Can I really trust God and keep spending, investing, building…? Have I been presumptuous or reckless or entitled or…

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Weakness As A Competitive Advantage

| Andy Mason

I have always thought that weakness is something to be fixed. This, of course, is what we are raised to believe. We are told that success is the thing to pursue and woe betide if you should show weakness along the way. So I asked God what the difference was between the world’s definition of…

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