[Jesus said] “Give love and mercy the same as your Father gives love and mercy. Don’t judge others, and God will not judge you. Don’t condemn others, or it will all come back against you. Forgive others, and you will be forgiven. Give to others, and you will receive. You will … Continue Reading love – poured out, running over
As Jesus continued down the road, a man ran up, knelt before him, and asked, “Good Teacher, what must I do to obtain eternal life?” Jesus replied, “Why do you call me good?” – Mark 10:17-18 “fait accompli” – a thing that has already happened, or been decided, before those affected … Continue Reading good questions are an invitation to the great journey
We are called to be compelling evidence that God’s reconciling love through Jesus is credible, available, transformational, and invitational.
The word “salvation” means to participate in the work that God is up to in this world, and if we are not applying our resources to facilitate such work, then we are not using them in the way God intended
It’s not that truth is “more” than facts, or that truth is something that needs the support of fact as one of its building blocks; truth is substantially different. And by substantial I mean the composite substance, or the stuff that truth is made of.
some of the people who make the most noise about “the authority of scripture” effectively strip God’s word of its authority by refusing to approach the Bible in any way other than – and this is a new phrase that just came to me – selective literalism.
I have surveyed the news headlines this morning, and I have heard news from people experiencing crisis; and I can’t imagine how it is possible to engage life with the confidence of genuine hope and promise outside of faith in and a relationship with God through Jesus.