To strengthen the work of God in the Bay Area by raising up leaders through our Pastoral Residency Program and strengthening existing pastors through our Pastoral Cohorts.
BASOM’s Residency Program equips and develop the next generation of leaders for a lifetime of effective ministry in the Bay Area and beyond.
BASOM’s Pastoral Cohorts help pastors and ministry leaders in the Bay Area sustain healthy, fruitful and resilient ministry so they can continue to lead and advance the Gospel in the Bay Area and throughout the world.
This past week the world has witnessed a man who’s waited a very long time, over 70 years, to ascend to the British throne. This makes Charles the oldest and longest- serving heir apparent in British history.
One of the most challenging things about being a follower of Jesus is the illogic of so many of the things He calls us to do. We know that He calls us to obedience, but the illogic of His thinking can be a real impediment to obeying Him.
I learned this week that one of my favorite writers, Frederick Buechner, passed away at age 96. Although he was from a different tradition (Mainline Protestant) than me, I discovered his books in my early thirties and was so drawn in by them that I wrote him a letter.