In today’s podcast we close out the book of Titus as we look at Paul’s closing words to his missionary brother as well as the people of Crete. They are words that continue to challenge what it means to live into the grace of Christ and the change that comes over you. Continue reading Titus 3: Then and Now – The Impact of Christ
What will Heaven look like? It’s something I’ve always wondered and it’s the hope I have today. In this blog I “wonder” a little bit and yet I fully realize that my “wonder” is truly going to fall flat to the beauty of what waits for us around the corner. Continue reading Dreaming of Eternity….
When you think of “shalom” what do you think of? If you’re anything like me then you thought of “peace” – which is correct…but how MUCH peace? Our understanding of “shalom” is limited due to our language and understanding – which is why it’s time to look at the shalom-berg. Continue reading The “Shalom-berg”
Is our home a place of “whatever happens here stays here” as if our homes, and “Vegas” are of the same accord? Paul argues that it shouldn’t, and isn’t. That our faith and belief, our declaration of the grace of Christ, MUST permeate our home life too. So in today’s podcast we look at Paul’s words to Titus (Titus 2) and the churches in Crete on how they live at home must match their “sound doctrine.” Continue reading Titus 2: Living With Eagerness…at Home
When a song gets in your head – sometimes you just need to follow it down some trails. And once down those trails, sometimes, you find that you are challenged and comforted. Continue reading The Hands of God…
Are we able to make demands of God? Is it OK to be in a place/space where we toss up our hands and say, “This is all on you now God and you better act!” Our 8 verses of Psalm 119 (121-128) deal with that very thing as the psalmist is at a loss and commands God to act. Continue reading Psalm 119: Ayin
In today’s podcast we continue with looking into the letter to Titus from Paul as he addresses the brokenness of these churches in Crete. And through this letter, what we’ll hear, is that lives affected by grace must mean something. It’s a great challenge not only for our Elders (as Paul is addressing here) but it’s a challenge that trickles down to ALL people of God. Continue reading Titus 1:5-16 The Affects, and Effect, of Grace