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A Gathering of Outcasts

I traveled there alone before the Passover. I entered a dark, narrow hallway that led to our room. On either side of the hallway there were these panels of drawings. 426 more words


Prayer-filled Lent Reflection #5: Praying for family & self

given on Sunday, March 22, 2015


For five weeks, the goal was to consider praying for specific themes, and to encourage a conscious effort to pray regularly creating a 24/7 awareness of our relationship with God and the world around us. 1,679 more words


Abide (discussion questions)

Here are the discussion questions that accompany my message, “Abide,” on John 15:1-17 from this past weekend at Eastbrook Church. This continues the series, “ 430 more words


Day 11 Morning: Church in the Old City

We had another delightful meal at our hotel.

Every morning we are treated by tables spread with fruits, vegetables, breads, eggs and egg dishes, cheeses, fish, and more. 378 more words

Holy Land Journey

The Book of Revelation and Church Leadership, PVII

Read Revelation 1: 17-20

“… When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead…” Revelation 1: 17

Why is it important that when we run our churches, we do so with God’s power and precepts leading us and not our ways or trends?

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Matthew: The Secret Confession of a Tax Collector

I worked at the service of Herod Antipas, not Rome, not directly at least. Some people called me a ‘tax collector.’ An epithet for sure. Yet, I wasn’t technically a tax collector. 1,067 more words


Bartholomew’s Vision: A Halo Of Stars

I met Rachel at the underground meetings of the zealots. She was a supporter of what came to be known as the Cause, a loose confederation of Galilean leftist movements committed to the expulsion of the Roman occupation. 1,195 more words