Today we explore the apostles Matthew and Simon, and what had to die in order for them to follow Jesus. Also I manage a blatant D & D reference.
Today I want to challenge how we read the “Fisher’s of Men” story in light of Amos 4:1-3 (shout out to the books Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels, and Binding the Strong Man for giving this insight), especially as it relates to how we think about following Jesus.
New Series: Radical Discipleship.
Today discuss the intersection of Bob the Tomato who says, “You’re special and God loves you,” and the Apostle Paul who says, “We are the scum of the earth.”
Some thought’s on Martin Luther King, Jr. day that I hope honor the complex struggle for peace.
I advocate something crazy today: we need to ask others to weigh in on the health of our souls.
Today I challenge you to think about the ways of God, and as the New Year commences how well you might keep them!
This past Sunday was called the Sunday of Peace, because the Prince of Peace has come. What does that mean, and why does it matter to us? I reflect on this utilizing the story of the “Good Samaritan.” (Luke 10:25-37)
As we think about how Christians practice their faith - repentance is key. How we practice repentance, however, is shockingly simple. You’d think God wants more, but he doesn’t.
Today we consider the second most seen practice in scripture, and how it might make a positive difference in the world.
Prayer is the most common practice of the people of God found in scripture. Today we consider how that’s kind of a big deal.