Author: Craig St. John

Reflection on Marriage after Four Decades

Craig St. John / June 1, 2018

By Andy Carrillo Forty years ago, my wife Cindy and I committed matrimony. That morning we promised before God and several other people […]

Further Info and FAQ on Josh Butler Joining Us

Craig St. John / May 4, 2018

We are excited to have Josh and Holly Butler move to Arizona to be with us at Redemption Tempe. Riccardo has known Josh for six […]

Big Personnel Announcement

Craig St. John / April 26, 2018

Church, As you may (or may not) have heard, Josh Ryan Butler, a pastor from Imago Dei Community in Portland, and his family […]

Because Christ has Risen, We Become Participants in Resurrection Life

Craig St. John / March 27, 2018
40 Days, Easter, Lent

By Will Vucurevich I can still clearly remember my first Easter service. I was in eighth grade, and my family had recently started […]

Ascension Thursday—Another Day to Keep on Your Calendar

Craig St. John / March 21, 2018
Holy Days

The following was written as part of our Lent series and was initially posted on March 21, 2018 and is being reposted today, […]

What is a Seder and Why should Christians do it?

Craig St. John / March 15, 2018
40 Days, Lent

By Deana Rogers Hey church — We have been invited to a dinner party. Celebrating Passover every year was God’s idea. Way back […]

After Fasting, We Feast

Craig St. John / March 15, 2018
40 Days, Lent

By AC Alivizatos I love basketball. Specifically, I love cheering for the Los Angeles Lakers. A moment that remains fixed in my mind […]

Craig St. John / March 6, 2018
40 Days, Lent

By Will Vucurevich Historically, the Christian Church has used fasting and prayer as means of preparation during the Lenten season to focus on […]


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