A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

The Spirit of Truth “This is the Spirit of Truth” (John 14:17) On Sunday, I shared the story of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. The shepherd boy of the village cried, “Wolf! Wolf!” from the top of a hill when there was no wolf. He then laughed at the...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

You Know the Way (John 14:1-14) On Sunday, I shared with the congregation about several people who found the way against all odds and while facing seemingly unsurmountable challenges. My maternal grandmother Alice was one of those people. Wanting to be an expert in...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

Pacific School of Religion On Sunday morning, I was sitting on an airplane to Oakland in order to attend the spring meeting of the Board of Trustees at Pacific School of Religion (PSR) in Berkeley. I have been serving on the board for a year and a half and now feel...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

The Earth Our Home Psalm 104 How many are your works, O Lord! In wisdom you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures! On Sunday, I shared with the congregation that Martin Luther, often called “The Father of the Protestant Reformation,” was once...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

By the Grace of God, I Am What I Am 1 Corinthians 15:10 Easter Sunday was a very special day in the life of Koloa Union Church! During our worship service, we baptized five children and two adults, and we welcomed 6 new members! The service was filled with hopeful and...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS FOR THEY WILL BE CALLED CHILDREN OF GOD MATTHEW 5:9 During our worship service on Sunday, the children of the church performed their Easter play for us called, “It wouldn’t be Easter without….” They talked about all...