Authority to Heed

Deut 18:15-20; Ps 111:1-10; Mark 1:21-28; 1 Cor 8:1-13 Theirs was a different world. It was a different culture, a different time, a different take on reality and one’s interaction with the world. What they ...

So What’s the Difference?

Psalm 62:5-12; Jonah 3:1-10; Mark 1:14-20; 1 Cor 7:29-31 What’s the difference in being God’s change and avoiding it? It had been a wild ride. He had tried to escape, but escaping God has always been a ho...

Immersed into a Mission

Genesis 41:28-40; Ps 29:1-11; Mark 1:9-17; Acts 19:1-12 Everything he did was a statement. It was the way Jesus taught. It was the way he lived. It was not that he went around trying to make waves. His very ...

Living a Response

1 Sam 3:1-10; Ps 139:1-6, 13-17; Jn 1:43-51; 1 Cor 6:12-20 When God speaks, how do we respond? Do we respond with something more than words? In the eyes of many, he was still not old enough to be a prophe...

What Child Is This?

Who is this child in the manger? Is this another baby to coddle, an historical figure to esteem, or one who makes a wholly new kind of demand on our lives? This infant in the manger is somehow above the storms ...