April 7, 2019

The Kingdom of heaven has got to be about this world too. I have always been taught and continue to do so myself teach that the Kingdom of heaven is about living with God in a way that says, I “get to” and not “have to.” If I set myself apart from others and then […]

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March 31, 2019

It is easy to get sidetracked and think all that Jesus did during his lifetime was about healing and feeding but that would miss the real point. Jesus’ mission was always about the Kingdom of heaven, a kingdom that has already broken into our lives. Not just for those who see it breaking, but for […]

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March 24, 2019

The good news of God’s grace is that in the Kingdom of Heaven there are both good and bad. This is such a gift in that it takes so much pressure off the shoulders of people of faith to know that God loves you; good or bad. When wondering about God and Kingdom, the question […]

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I don’t know if you think about the Bible in the same way that I do, but I find the Bible to be a very confusing book. In general, yes it is about the love of God for us, the gift of grace in the salvation offered in Jesus, but in specifics, it can be […]

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February 3, 2019

If we believe that we are created in the image of God, then that divine image must include a sense of community. The Athanasian which strives to help articulate the fullest understanding of faith says this about God: “We worship one God in Trinity, and Trinity in Unity; neither confounding the Persons nor dividing the […]

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February 10, 2019

What does it mean when Jesus tells us that we are to seek, ask, and knock? Who or what are we after? Christian faith is often filled with hidden messages, well if not hidden, at least partially disguised. Seeking, asking and knocking is how we explore our faith, getting to know God, Jesus, and the […]

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January 27, 2019

In our age, we think as modern people we are wise. We have all the answers and all the knowledge and if by some chance we don’t it is because that new thing is on the verge. However, let me say this about that. If you haven’t learned the lesson of yesterday, having the wisdom […]

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January 6, 2019

We are all spiritual being. This is the truth of the biblical story. Going back to Genesis where “in the beginning” God’s spirit moved over the waters and brought forth life. God’s spirit continues to move and continues to bring forth life in us. Revealing to us the great mystery of God’s self; God loves […]

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December 2, 2018

I don’t know if this is your life, that you talk about all the things you are going to do in life and then never get around to. We create bucket lists and then put the list in the kitchen drawer. It is a beautiful list full of all kinds of life-changing experiences, but then […]

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November 25, 2018

When the prophets spoke to the Israelites it was to call them back to the kind of living that reflected the God they worshipped. The calling of church is always to be in the world the same life as we lead on Sunday morning. One reflective of the God we worship and the savior who […]

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