Monthly Archives: February 2018

Love is not painless

There is something about the cross! It can be found in some fashion in almost every church. But it’s to be much more than a symbol. It’s a call to a way of life… the way of a Jesus follower. … Continue reading

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Where are our Angels?

Mark does everything quickly in his gospel. Indeed “immediately” is his favorite word. But then, the spirit to DROVE HIM out into the wilderness, and not just for a little camping trip but for 40 days of hard labor, so … Continue reading

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A terrifyingly beautiful thing

Fear and terror are everywhere in this text! In fact, it was such a terrifying experience that it was not shared with anyone for some time. What influence might this have on our sharing of “God moments” outside (or even … Continue reading

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Call and Response

Jesus’ call to discipleship — “Come! Come on! Follow!” — is as compelling today as it was then. Our response — “immediately” — is just as urgent, not just to follow but to embrace a new way of life, a … Continue reading

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Where There’s a Whale There’s a Way

This wonderful story is so rich with meaning but will attempt to limit our thinking this morning to the reality that one just cannot flee from the call… or the Grace of God. (We need to remember “The Lord PROVIDED … Continue reading

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