I have found Psalm 1 to be a guiding principle in my life and ministry; it speaks to my theology and character as a…
Gentleness isn’t weakness; it’s strength with a sense of humor.
You do not need to learn us; but we need to learn your ways. We want to be learners of your Way – the Truth of Life.
Jesus saw them. He sent them. They were still part of his team, his flock, his people. Their doubts did not exclude them from the mission.
One Sabbath, when Jesus went to eat in the house of a prominent Pharisee, he was being carefully watched. There in front of him…
“When Christ is squeezed from the Body of Christ by our own priorities and agenda as a congregation or through our busyness as leaders or disciples, what is left is little more than a corpse masquerading as a church.”
“Today, patience is one of the greatest gifts we can give others.”
“There is membership not in what is owed to ourselves, but in what is owed to Christ because we are now in him.”
In this mysterious moment, known to history as “the Transfiguration,” Jesus reveals to the disciples his true nature. And to their shock, his true nature is the glory of God shining from his face. Present with the disciples, and beholding the same incredible sight, is Moses, the prophet who had asked on Mt. Sinai to see God’s glory. Only now, on Mt. Tabor, does he get what he hoped for. Only in Jesus does he see God face to face.
Christmas is around the corner, and for the Christian church this is the beginning of the Advent season. Advent is a season when we…