Last week we started our brand new series – Meals with Jesus: Eating our way with Jesus through Luke’s Gospel. For the next 8 weeks we’re going to be looking at 8 meals that Jesus ate, that Luke records for us in His gospel.Read More
I’m reading through the story of Abraham at the moment and discovering all sorts of insights I never knew (a little aside: one of the things I love about Scripture is how there is so much depth and richness to it…Read More
I want to share two thoughts this week….both related.
In Matthew 9:9 Jesus calls Matthew to follow him. The text says that Matthew “got up” and followed. The Greek root of “got up” is the same as for “resurrection”. If you like, when Matthew “gets up” he steps into resurrection life.Read More
So one of the highlights of my week is a small discipleship group I’m involved in. I love the opportunity to go deeper in God’s Word with a bunch of people who are all committed to wanting to grow in their faith.
This week we were thinking about how we receive God’s Word.Read More
Sitting in the prayer room this past weekend, God stepped on my toes.
He sometimes does that when He needs to get our attention.
Step on our toes.Read More
The gospel…the good news…in two words.
Two transformative words.
Game-changing words.Read More
Paul tells us in Romans 8:29 that God is at work in us, “conforming us to the image of His Son.”
Put another way, God is at work, to make us more like Jesus.
Take that in a moment….and remind yourself of the story of Scripture.Read More
Last Sunday we celebrated the resurrection.
The empty tomb.
The defeat of death.Read More
Indulge me. And join me in some creative pondering.
Let’s go back to the day of Jesus’ execution.
A certain man from Cyrene, Simon …Read More
The bible declares that “the heart is deceitful above all things” (Jeremiah 17:9).
The heart is fickle.
Yesterday I stood by a grave watching the coffin of a friend’s father be lowered in.
The body inside…lifeless…dead. A shell.Read More
I was struck this morning, by how subversive a meal can be.
Let me explain…
As the gospel accounts unpack their story, we read about Jesus’ steady, onward progression towards Jerusalem.Read More