Wait for It

Wait for It

This Christmas season, I have found myself resonating more and more with the concept of Advent. I have always loved Christmas: the joy, the fun, the festivity, the coziness, the traditions. But as the years go by and times of sorrow, doubt, and apathy are mixed into...
Myanmar Reflections

Myanmar Reflections

Since I have been back people have asked me how our trip to Myanmar was. I had posted photos and updated on Facebook so friends and family knew that we were safe and what we were up to, but when I started to tell them about the trip, I usually paused and thought about...
First Responder

First Responder

Leading up to Christmas 2017 Pastor Lee asked a few people in the Cedar Park community to reflect on their own work as first responders and how it might relate to the incarnation – God’s act of coming alongside those who suffer. Longtime member and current Elder...
Myanmar Trip Part 7

Myanmar Trip Part 7

Ok… So… this was amazing… Unprecedented. Wow… We will never forget this. It was like this incredible outdoor banquet and we were the guests of honor. Remember how I told you that we were laying low for a while because of some of the opposition in the...
Myanmar 2018 Part 6: New Life

Myanmar 2018 Part 6: New Life

Isaiah drove up in his pick up truck to the farm after spending countless hours building the bridges and roads… he brought 7 people up to the farm with him in the back of the truck. He had stopped and asked them where they were going earlier, and he offered one of the...
Myanmar 2018 Part 5: Lighthouse Farm

Myanmar 2018 Part 5: Lighthouse Farm

Two days this week were Buddhist holidays, and because of the situation in the surrounding area, we thought it best to lay low for a while and work around the Lighthouse Farm. We dug trenches for star bean and date palm plants, we built stairs, we cemented the shower...