About Me:

Jon Brecke

Senior Pastor

FAVORITE BOOKS

•What So Amazing About Grace by Philip Yancey

•The Jesus I Never Knew by Philip Yancey

•A Tale of Three of Three Kings by Gene Edwards

•Reign of the Servant Kings by Joseph Dillow

 

FAVORITE QUOTE

“He who thinks he is finished is finished. How true!

Those who think they have arrived, have lost their way. Those who think they have reached their goal, have missed it. Those who think they are saints are demons”– Henri Nouwen

 

FAVORITE BANDS

•The Violet Burning

•U2

•The Choir

•Cush

•Over the Rhine

•The Prayer Chain

•Griffin House

•Band of Horses

•Echo and the Bunnymen

•The Lassie Foundation

•Hammock

 

FAVORITE BIBLE PASSAGE

“A Pharisee invited Jesus to have dinner with him, and Jesus went to his house and sat down to eat.

In that town was a woman who lived a sinful life. She heard that Jesus was eating in the Pharisee’s house, so she brought an alabaster jar full of perfume and stood behind Jesus, by his feet, crying and wetting his feet with her tears. Then she dried his feet with her hair, kissed them, and poured the perfume on them.

When the Pharisee saw this, he said to himself, “If this man really were a prophet, he would know who this woman is who is touching him; he would know what kind of sinful life she lives!”

Jesus spoke up and said to him, “Simon, I have something to tell you.” “Yes, Teacher,” he said, “tell me.”

“There were two men who owed money to a moneylender,” Jesus began. “One owed him five hundred silver coins, and the other owed him fifty. Neither of them could pay him back, so he canceled the debts of both. Which one, then, will love him more?”

“I suppose,” answered Simon, “that it would be the one who was forgiven more.” “You are right,” said Jesus.

Then he turned to the woman and said to Simon, “Do you see this woman? I came into your home, and you gave me no water for my feet, but she has washed my feet with her tears and dried them with her hair.

You did not welcome me with a kiss, but she has not stopped kissing my feet since I came. You provided no olive oil for my head, but she has covered my feet with perfume.

I tell you, then, the great love she has shown proves that her many sins have been forgiven. But whoever has been forgiven little shows only a little love.”

Then Jesus said to the woman, “Your sins are forgiven.”

The others sitting at the table began to say to themselves, “Who is this, who even forgives sins?”

But Jesus said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you; go in peace.”

Luke 7:36-50

 

FAVORITE TV SHOW

•Survivor

•The Andy Griffith Show (The Barney Years)

 

FAVORITE MOVIES

•Saving Private Ryan

•Chariots of Fire

•Miracle

•Band of Brothers

 

FAVORITE FOODS

•Heather’s Tortilla Soup

•Luau Pork with Jamaican Jerk at “Rumbi”