On this Christmas Eve of 2020 – I’m brought to peace with the loud, and yet peace-focused message of the Angels on that morning of Jesus’ birth. Continue reading Luke 2:1-20 Angelic Echo of Comfort
It seems like everyone wants to know what their “purpose” and “meaning” in life is – and yet it seems so complicated to find out. But is it? In this podcast we’re going to reflect on that question by-way of Zechariah’s song. Continue reading Luke 1:68-79 Understanding Our Purpose
In today’s podcast we reflect on what hope is through the eyes of Joseph. What does it mean to hope, what does it mean to desire something but then realize that it’s not coming the way you wanted or expected? And what does that mean when we worship the God of goodness, hope, love, peace, and grace? Continue reading Matthew 1:18-25 Joseph’s Hope
Today, in Advent week 2, we look at the first response to the promise of God in sending his Son – and we do so via Mary’s song. A song of hope for the past, a song of hope for the present, and a song of hope for the future that invites you and I to find OUR song too. Continue reading Luke 1:46-56 Mary’s Song of Hope
We are now in the Advent season and we’re going to look at the promise of God and then different responses TO that promise. So in today’s podcast we look at Gabriel’s word to Mary and what those words truly meant then and today. Continue reading Luke 1:26-38 What’s In A Promise?
In today’s podcast we finish up our time in Advent reflecting on the prophetic voice of Isaiah (9:6) as he gives hope to Judah while announcing the Son to come as “Prince of Peace.” Continue reading Isaiah 9:6 Jesus Christ, our Prince of Peace
What does “Mighty God” mean to the people of Judah back in 700 BC? What does it mean for you and me in 2020? And ultimately, how is Jesus Christ our “Mighty God”? In today’s podcast we will dive into the meaning behind the word, the context for the people of Judah, and the truth that it’s still completely relevant today. Continue reading Isaiah 9:6 Jesus Christ, Our Mighty God
In today’s podcast we look at the shepherds and the fact that this most amazing news in the history of the world was given…to them. Why them? Why shepherds? Wouldn’t there have been better people to share this good news? Isn’t there worthier people to send a legion of angels to? Or even to do what the SHEPHERDS do later? Continue reading Luke 2:8-20 – The Announcement…to Shepherds?
This podcast reflects on the plans of Joseph VS THE plan of God. One plan is focused on self and self needs/desires while the other is much MUCH bigger than Joseph – or even you and me. Continue reading Matthew 1:18-25 – THE Plan of God
Today’s podcast looks at the announcement words given to Mary by the angel Gabriel. Words that get lost in our translation and yet mean everything to us! Continue reading Luke 1: 26-38 – The Favor of God