Just had a random thought enter my mind during my prayer time this morning. I’ve never thought about this before, and this thought line may be totally undeveloped for now, but I’m going to throw it out there anyway. Just had a thought about this particular verse of scripture – Truly, I say to you, […]

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On the Fringe

Talking about good news today. Specifically the Good News of Jesus Christ, which is really just about the best news there’s ever been. This is the end of the sixth chapter of Mark. This chapter is loaded with action from the life of Jesus. It begins with Jesus being rejected at Nazareth, then he sends […]

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Jesus and The Crowd

Just a short thought on Jesus and “the crowd”. And that is this – Jesus was almost always against the crowd. As Soren Kierkegaard says, “The crowd is untruth.” Kierkegaard goes on to tell us, “The crowd is indeed untruth. Christ was crucified because he would have nothing to do with the crowd.” When the […]

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Known by Love

Happy New Year!!  A message on carrying our message into the world in 2017. As Christians today, the world knows all about what we are against. In fact, we are known to the world mostly by what we are against. We have learned the art of protest, the art of shouting down those we disagree […]

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The Feast of Empire

I’m in the book of Daniel today. This book was key to Jesus and His understanding of His mission and who He was. The concept of the “son of man” that Jesus referred to Himself as was born here. The clearest reference to resurrection in the Old Testament comes from Daniel. The book of Revelation […]

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Going to the Psalms in the aftermath of this election. The psalms are basically Gods prayer book, and I’m pretty sure we can all agree our nation needs prayer right now, regardless of where you stand on the outcome this morning. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we […]

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