The Great Cover Up

August 22, 2021
We all like to hide our faults, cover up our failures, make ourselves look righteous. God knows & sees the truth, but -- amazingly -- still loves us on account…

Mary, Our Hero

August 15, 2021
We usually pick big strong successful heroes. The Scriptures point in a different direction. Humble estate. Lowly. The Lord blesses her with the gift of Jesus. And she magnifies the…

Under the Tree with Elijah

August 8, 2021
Elijah ended up with nothing. Spent. Powerless. We end up there too. God comes to us with a simple word: Eat.

Burger King Messiah?

August 1, 2021
Sometimes people ( us!) look at Jesu as if he were a Burger King messiah here to fill our bellies and give us whatever we want. Jesus sets the record…

Feeling Left Out

June 27, 2021
Jesus' miracles can make us feel left out. If Jesus healed a woman who had been sick 12 years or a young girl who was actually dead, why doesn't he…

The Most Amazing Thing About Jesus and the Boat

June 20, 2021
The most amazing thing about Jesus calming the storm is not that he commands the waves or the wind. It is that he fell asleep when the disciples needed him…

The Best Description of Christians

June 13, 2021
Jesus gives a short story in Mark 3 about a farmer who knows nothing but gains everything. He just throws out seed and all of a sudden: a harvest. That's…

Rasslin’ and Robbery

June 6, 2021
Jesus tells a strange little story about a strong man being bound and robbed. We and Jesus are in the story...but in strange spots.

How to Know God Nicodemus Style

May 30, 2021
Can we small little people ever really know God? Should we approach him as a science experiment or as an intellectual exercise?