Tempo Newsletter


JUNE 2021

JUNE 2021

The book of Nehemiah in the Bible begins with Nehemiah hearing the news that the walls of Jerusalem are falling and the gates to the city have been burned down. He has been in...


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MAY 2021

MAY 2021

One of the most famous passages of Scripture when it comes to leaders learning to delegate, is the story of Moses and his father-in-law Jethro. In Exodus, chapter 18, the Bible says that Moses...


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APRIL 2021

APRIL 2021

It is interesting to me that even though death and resurrection are the central part of the Christian story, the church is often very resistant to change. Even though one of the core principles...


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March 2021

March 2021

As people of faith, most of us would probably say we believe in the power of prayer. However, this can mean different things to different people. It can mean we believe that prayer can...


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February 2021

February 2021

January 20 was Inauguration Day. This is an important ritual that has been performed in American public life for over two hundred years. It marks the peaceful transfer of power and a transition from...


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January 2021

January 2021

By the rivers of Babylon—there we sat down and there we wept when we remembered Zion. How could we sing the LORD’s song in a foreign land? –Psalm 137This Psalm was referring to a...


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December 2020

December 2020

Mary and Joseph were forced to take a journey they did not want to take. They were nearing the end of Mary’s pregnancy. The original plan would have been to be near their friends...


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November 2020

November 2020

There are certain times when we tend to think about the idea of making a change more than others. When the New Year rolls around it might give us pause to wonder about what...


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October 2020

October 2020

Before his final journey to the cross, Jesus took some time to prepare his followers for his departure from them. He knew that the finality of his death would impact them greatly and he...


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September 2020

September 2020

The month of August marked the 75th anniversary of the dropping of an atomic bomb on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan at the end of World War II. While the bombings...


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