O Lord, our Rock and our Refuge in times of trouble, there is indeed a longing in our hearts for you. The brokenness of the world seems to have run […]
Yesterday’s suffering is still real and lasting even in the face of today’s miracle.
But as a Christian, all of these choices are under the lordship of Jesus Christ. I have freely surrendered my words and actions and allowed them to be captive to Jesus.
This is an excerpt of a post from 2015 after the shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. It is timely for two reasons. First, Dylan Roof was convicted and sentenced […]
This post is a first person telling of two of Jesus’ parables. It is in conjunction with the sermon series I am doing on the Brief Statement of Faith. The […]
What do a demon-possessed pagan man, a chronically-ill outcast woman, and a young girl have in common?
One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, said, “A youth here has five barley loaves and two fish. But what good is that for a crowd like this?” Jesus […]
Mary stayed with Elizabeth about three months, and then returned to her home. – Luke 1:56 (CEB) This time of year, we are doing a lot of waiting, and these […]
When a great crowd was gathering and people were coming to Jesus from one city after another, he spoke to them in a parable: “A farmer went out to scatter […]
A little later Jesus went to a city called Nain. His disciples and a great crowd traveled with him. As he approached the city gate, a dead man was being […]