The Way of Things

May 15, 2022
We continue to imagine all that was ‘mission critical’ that Jesus needed to be sure the disciples ‘got’ during those fleeting, precious, forty days after the Resurrection. Maybe most of…
We are at the halfway mark of the forty days Jesus invested, post-Resurrection, in making sure his disciples ‘got’ everything vitally necessary for taking up the task of continuing his…

A Time of Love

May 1, 2022
Following Jesus’ Resurrection, the work of convincing his men that his main mission, his raison d’être, was to demonstrate, in a way that would be life-altering, his Father’s towering, eternal…

The Good Work

April 24, 2022
Instantly, as Jesus opted to draw in his final breath, entirely new, spiritual lives were set in motion, stirring, stretching, waking from their imprisonment of sin and darkness. A Seed…
Since its invasion of Eden’s tranquility, sin has been pandemic among God’s sons and daughters. The tragic expulsion from the Garden, the separations, the warnings, the reminders of God’s holiness…

A Week of Extremes

April 10, 2022
Like the week of final exams for university seniors, this coming week called Holy Week was, for Jesus, one of extremes, one of intensity. The time was rapidly approaching for…
From start to finish, the Good News has baffled the wisdom of the world (and not a few Christians!). Presented to us as one thing, with one faith, one Lord,…
Creation was intense. The fall of mankind was intense. Holiness interacting with mankind has always been intense. Jesus being sent, being born, being human, being crucified, rising again: all that…
Optimists are those dismayed when God permits circumstances that are not rose garden-ish. Pessimists are those dismayed when He permits circumstances that are. And yet in his great and lengthy sermon,…

2 Brothers Grim

March 13, 2022
As Jesus was confronted with the many tragic evidences of mankind’s brokenness, he chose parables to illustrate the contrast between Israel’s ways and heaven’s. Each telling had within it an…

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