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 […]
If you admire others’ ability to draw, sketch, paint or sculpt, yet don’t seem to share those talents, welcome to my world of art appreciation instead. After all, artistic brilliance needs those who can treasure and reflect on their masterpieces. The Bible has long been the subject of some of the most monumental art through […]
With a US presidential election only months away, there is a lot of public talk about wealth and poverty, complete with a vast range of economic solutions offered to voters. About the only solution I haven’t heard is a candidate saying: “Let’s see what Jesus has to say about the subject.” Given how many of […]