Disciples Graduation

Disciples Graduation John 14:15-21 Early Christianity suffered grievous persecution in the first three centuries. In Israel they never found any traction. Until Christianity was adopted as official state religion of the Roman Empire by Emperor Theodosius in 380 CE, it...

Faith? Belief?

Faith? Belief? Matt 8:5-10 and James 2:14vv Much of the great tension felt in the world today centers on whether humanity will retreat into a new form of tribalism or continue on this path of globalization. Tribalism is a focus on your duty to the immediate social...

Consider the Lilies

Consider the Lilies   Matt 6:22-34 Vs 28 sets the tone for what Jesus is teaching his disciples in today’s reading, “… walk out into the fields and look at the wildflowers. They never primp or shop, but have you ever seen color and design quite like it? …” The old...

When Your Iceberg Melts

When Your Iceberg Melts – Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 A book by John Kotter, Our Iceberg Is Melting, is a modern parable about penguins living on an iceberg for many, many generations. Then one curious bird discovers a potentially devastating problem. Their iceberg is...

Unlikely Disciples 2019

Unlikely Disciples 2019 1 Sam 16 1-13—Aug 4, 2019 Seeing a guy on his knees searching for something in the light of a streetlamp, a cop stepped up to him and asked him what he was looking for. “I lost my car keys”, said the man, still on his knees, groping around on...

What’s with Prayer?

What’s with Prayer? –  Luke 11:1-13 Mahatma Gandhi, said; “Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is a daily admission of one’s weakness.” He also said about prayer- “It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words...