On this Good Friday – we come to the cross…and here we sit as we reflect on the words he said and the sounds we would have heard. Continue reading John 19:28-37 Sitting with Christ at His Final Exhale
In John’s Gospel account of the crucifixion of Jesus, we find…lots missing. Why? Why does John skip over so much? Well, in truth, not only is it because that’s not his point/goal but EVEN MORE SO is that John is declaring A TON…so let’s not miss it! Continue reading John 19:17-27 Sitting with Christ – the Prophesied/Crucified One of Old
What exactly was the flogging? What exactly was the crown of thorns that would have been placed on Jesus’ head? In today’s podcast we not only explore some of these experiences, we not only look at a few other things, but we explore our role in this and the ultimate role Christ is declaring and that God is doing. Continue reading John 19:1-16 Sitting With Christ, the Condemned One
“What is truth?” Those are not only the words of Pilate but those are lived-into-and-self-actualized words that both Pilate and the Jews declared. But what about us? What is truth to you? And what/how does that truth play out in our faith? Continue reading John 18:28-40a Sitting with the Rejected One
What is denial – and why is it important to understand? In today’s podcast we’ll not only briefly define it but we’ll take a look at Peter’s denial of Christ and then, rather uncomfortably, we’ll declare our own denial…all while cozying up to the charcoal fire. Continue reading John 18:15-18, 25-27 Sitting with Christ as We Warm Up to the Fire
In this Lenten series we will be “sitting” with Christ in different scenes – and we start our time at the Table and betrayal. Continue reading John 13:18-30 Sitting with Christ: The Badge of Betrayal : Lenten Scene 1
In our podcast today we use Psalm 121 as a “Lenten” prep text as we begin to step into Lent. As we recognize that Christ is our “helper” (as the psalmist looks for help) I began to wonder where did Christ look when help was needed? Continue reading Psalm 121: Help from the Maker – A Psalm of Lenten Preparation
Just before Jacob meets his brother Esau we have this night along the Jabbok that changes him. It’s a night of wrestling with God that has just always confused me…so let’s talk about it! Continue reading RANDOM TEXTUAL CONFUSION MEANDERINGS PT 5: LET’S GET READY TO RUMMMMBLLLLLEEEEE!!!!!
Just a quick couple of links sending you to singe writing i recently did for kids and parents Continue reading KidsCorner
In this “meanderings” post we look at some possibly confusing words from the end of Jude. What is Jude saying? What is he not? And where do we ultimately land and find peace? Continue reading RANDOM TEXTUAL CONFUSION MEANDERINGS PT 4: “Keeping in God’s Love”…what?