A Message from Our Kahu

“A STRANGE INTIMACY” Then their eyes opened, and they recognized him; and he vanished from their sight. (Luke 24:31) In my message on Sunday, I talked about a phrase I recently heard for the first time: “a strange intimacy.” Dr. Susan Abraham,...

A Message from Our Kahu

“What Proof Do You Need?” Unless I see…I will not believe.(John 20:25) In my message on Sunday, I referred to Malcolm Gladwell’s most recent book, Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know. Gladwell states...

A Message from Our Kahu

“Save Us” A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, and others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. The crowds that went ahead of him and that followed were shouting, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” (Matthew 21:8-9) In my...

A Message from Our Kahu

“Honoring the Missionaries” “I shall cause breath to enter you, and you shall live.” (Ezekiel 37:5)   It was on this week 200 years ago that the first Christian missionaries landed in Hawaii. By the end of the year, there were mission...

A Message from Our Kahu

“Community and Sanctuary” In the Lord you are light. Live as children of light. Ephesians 5:8   In my online message this past week, I talked about the importance of community and how we are still a strong community of faith even when we are not...

A Message from Our Kahu

“Treasures in Clay Jars” We have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God…. 2 Corinthians 4:7   On Sunday, I talked about what it means to be baffled—something we all feel at times and...