A Story… I remember sitting in Calculus during my senior year in high school. It was Spring and the windows were open. I could hear the birds chirping outside and the fresh, cool, Michigan Spring… Read More »A Questioning Faith
It was a beautiful Spring day and I was enjoying some time on the patio. When all of a sudden, Ethan rushed in, a bit flustered and frustrated. “Dad, as I was coming into the… Read More »An Invitation to Come On Over!
John 7:14-20 Have you ever been around a “one upper”? Or maybe, you are a “one upper”? You know what I’m talking about, don’t you? That person who upon hearing a story from someone else… Read More »Just Making Ourselves Look Good
John 7:1-13 The great theologian Michael Scott once said, “Would I rather be feared or loved? Um… easy, both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.” This always makes me… Read More »Humility or Fear?
John 6:60-71 Many among his disciples heard this and said, “This is tough teaching, too tough to swallow.” Jesus sensed that his disciples were having a hard time with this and said, “Does this throw… Read More »R-E-L-A-X
John 6:27-59 “Don’t waste your energy striving for perishable food like that. Work for the food that sticks with you, food that nourishes your lasting life, food the Son of Man provides. He and what… Read More »Yeah But…
John 6:16-26 In the evening his disciples went down to the sea, got in the boat, and headed back across the water to Capernaum. It had grown quite dark and Jesus had not yet returned.… Read More »I'm Just Here for the Snacks
John 6:1-15 After this, Jesus went across the Sea of Galilee (some call it Tiberias). A huge crowd followed him, attracted by the miracles they had seen him do among the sick. When he got… Read More »Slipping Off…
John 5:41-47 I’m not interested in crowd approval. And do you know why? Because I know you and your crowds. I know that love, especially God’s love, is not on your working agenda. I came… Read More »The Working Agenda