We are fed by feeding
Revelation Study – week 1
A study on the Biblical book of Revelation.
Catchphrases and misfires: my top 5 posts
A summary of some of my “hits” before I moved my blog.
The Sunday morning fashion show
Does what you wear to church really matter?
Growing faith in a shrinking church
Looking a little deeper into the Pew research.
Yelling (bleep) at church and other lessons about gravity
We’re all human and sometimes we blurt out words…
The secret of Lent
This week, in small group, we studied Zechariah. It’s an interesting book that tells the story of the rebuilding of the temple in Jerusalem. It goes along with several other books detailing the exile and return. In one section of the book, chapter 7, the story talks about fasting. It asks if the mourning and…
How to reach people
Are small groups wearing thin or is your approach the problem?
Light in sorrow
Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us. — Meister Eckhart There is a purpose for everything. Without darkness, there is no light. Without evil, there would be no free will. Without suffering, there would be no spiritual…
Dead leaves and second chances
Over the last few weeks, the United States has experienced brutal winter conditions. Weather—and climate—works in cycles over long periods of time. On a shorter scale, the weather patterns follow the seasons of the year. It’s been winter here—a long winter—so it has been cold. That’s how it works. As I pay attention to the…
Obadiah, Edom and modern Israel
Last week, I put together a short study on the book of Obadiah. By some accounts, it is the least popular book of the Bible—although that is based on the number of searches on a website. Still, with the exception of Jonah, the 12 prophets or the minor prophets section of the Old Testament tends…