Jesus

The Challenge of Jesus

The Bible cites a brief incident where Jesus challenged powerful people with a simple but profound question they could not or would not answer. Can you? ♦ It’s popular today to “challenge authority” and “speak truth to power.” Sounds noble and… Read More ›

A Christmas Question

If we celebrate Christmas, then how is it that we really don’t believe it all. ♦ Christmas is an odd time. Everybody buys into it (literally). At least the shopping, music, pageantry, beauty, coziness and festiveness of it all. It’s wonderful… Read More ›

Here Comes the Flood

We should all be wary of cultural or secular attempts at Biblical storytelling. However, if Hollywood makes us look deeper into facts, then this is a good thing. ♦ There’s an upcoming Hollywood movie hitting the big screen in March 2014. The… Read More ›

Tithing and God’s Grace

This matter can be a turnoff, guilt trip, or legalistic compulsion. Consider the pressures and mixed messages on this highly personal and controversial topic. ♦ The topic of tithing makes many people uncomfortable. From the pulpit to the pew it’s a subject… Read More ›