Mark 4:26-34 26 He also said, “The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground, 27 and would sleep and rise night and day, and the seed would sprout and grow, he does not know how. 28 The earth produces of itself, first the stalk, then the head, then the … More The Weedy Kingdom of God
John 3:1-17 1 Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. 2 He came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God; for no one can do these signs that you do apart from the presence of God.” … More The Mystery of the Triune God
I had the good fortune to study abroad in Prague in the Czech Republic while I was in college. If you haven’t been to Prague I would highly recommend going at some point. It’s a beautiful city – it’s one of the few cities that escaped major bombings in WW2 so much of the original … More The Importance of Language
Acts 1:1-11 1 In the first book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning 2 until the day when he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. 3 After his suffering he presented himself alive to them … More Jesus’ Re-Entry
1 John 4:7-21 7 Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love. 9 God’s love was revealed among us in this way: God sent his only Son into the … More Pruned for Love
John 20:19-31 19 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” 20 After he said this, he showed them his … More Fear and Doubt
Much like the priests and the Levites, we often miss the point of this Advent season. It’s not about John the Baptist or consumerism, but rather about the coming light of the world – Jesus … More Who Are You?
We are not called to live in fear, anxiety, and worry about when Christ will come again. We are simply called to keep awake! … More Keep Awake!
On Christ the King Sunday we take a look at how our earthly concepts of what a king should look like, match up with the Jesus we know in and through scripture … More Kingship Reimagined
On this All Saints Sunday we discuss what it means to be blessed and how our list of blessed individuals compares to Jesus’ … More #Blessed