“It is impossible for those who have once been enlightened… to be brought back to repentance.” Hebrews 6 is one of the most difficult passages in all of scripture. As our church reads through the book, lets take a moment to examine these verses. Theme of Hebrews: Hebrews’ author is unknown, but the title reveals […]Read more "Hebrews 6"
Ezekiel, disgruntled and serious, “Church is like school. So much learning! That is not what God wants!” He was so intense, “God wants prayer and worship, not school!” I had to hold back laughing at my recess loving first grader. For him worship must involve slides and sunshine! 😉 Picture it, we all know Ezekiel […]Read more "Church is Like School?"
natural năch′ər-əl adj — 3 Conforming to the usual or ordinary course of nature. The Jesus Storybook Bible is the most splendid children’s bible. The art is beautiful, the writing engaging, but it is the deep theology that sets the Bible apart. Take the feeding of the 5000: “Well, Jesus did many miracles like this. […]Read more "Natural"
When Joseph woke up, he did what the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took Mary home as his wife. (Mt 1:24) Christmas is the incarnation — God becoming man. It is insanity for the Creator to become the created! And yet the event is surrounded by all of these common moments. Things we […]Read more "Marry Mary"
After Phoebe’s concert, another grade performed. Kaycie, a church member, was in that band, so I took pictures of her. Afterward Bev, her mom, caught me, “a friend told me a creepy guy was taking pictures of my daughter!” Bev told her friend not to worry… the old creeper was her pastor! During Taekwondo, E’s […]Read more "Creeper"