Jul 29, 2019
The church exists to explore and help people answer this one question for themselves. This one question changes the tone o f the gospel of Mark. Many recognized Jesus as a prophet. Many saw him as a priest. But to call him Lord and King is to follow him.
Jul 22, 2019
When John pointed out Jesus walking by, two of John's disciples started to follow. Jesus turned and ask a question that he asks every one of us, "What Are you Looking For?" His disciples could not answer that question for a long time. We are not very good at answering it either because Jesus is not asking about what we...
Jul 15, 2019
Elijah was on the run. It was the third year of the drought he declared, he had challenged the prophets of Baal and won, and had even slaughtered them all afterwards. God had been with him every step of the way but now, Elijah was tired and scared. It can happen to the best of us when we don't know how to stop.
Jul 8, 2019
When God asks Jacob's name, Jacob must claim his reputation. Yes, he is the deceiver. Yes, he is the grabber. Yes, he is the one who cheated his brother, deceived his father, and cheated his uncle and now it has all caught up with him. He has sent everyone he loved and all his possession ahead and he struggles alone all...
Jul 1, 2019
Moses had led an extraordinary life until the point he killed someone abusing a slave. Years later we find him in a self-imposed exile tending sheep when he observes a bush burning without burning up. God came calling and Moses offered many terrible excuses. God ends up asking Moses what is in his hands.