Who knew that the word ‘grace’ is inextricably tied to Thanksgiving? But doesn’t it make complete sense that a psalm of Thanksgiving is the testimony to answered prayer? Your Thanksgiving gathering will no doubt be so much more than the meal, but the specific giving of thanks for all the many blessings, the divine responses […]
Have you ever had a painting ‘gobsmack’ you, catch you completely off guard? Maybe you can identify with growing up in a home where art was for everyone else. Sure, there were school outings to local museums that were a nice diversion, but weren’t they more for those who could actually draw?! And then […]
It is to his lifework that we turn in order to follow him, to continue the work he began. And in doing our own work as disciples, we find that resurrected Christ continuing to guide, comfort, and encourage us forward.
Welcome to another video blog from a recent trip to Israel. This is one of my favorite sites, Caesarea Philippi, filled with spiritual insights. Because there are two “Caesarea’s” mentioned in the New Testament, it’s helpful to understand their distinctions. One is on the Mediterranean sea (Caesarea Maritima) on Israel’s western coast and was the […]
It’s December and that means Christmas. However, instead of focusing on the traditional birth story of Jesus, we think you’ll enjoy considering someone who was treasured by Christ Jesus in a key moment of his ministry, the Old Testament prophet, Elijah. Why? Because Elijah (along with Moses, representing the Law) is one of the two great […]