The Kingdom of God Is At Hand: Are You Ready To Be A Part of It?

A Reflection on Acts 1:6-14 When is life going to be normal again? God why don’t you just make this all go away? These are a couple of the questions that must swirl through our heads at a time like this. We don’t embrace terms like “new normal” and we are simply fatigued with ourContinue reading “The Kingdom of God Is At Hand: Are You Ready To Be A Part of It?”

Overcoming While Facing Death

A Reflection on Acts 7:55-60 Death has become something that many people have had to face during this time of pandemic. While it has always been real, and something that we ultimately must contend with, we often choose to look at other things, think of other things, not allowing this to be our reality. However,Continue reading “Overcoming While Facing Death”

Since Jesus Was Raised From The Dead, His People Need To Rise Up To This Moment

A Reflection on Matthew 28:1-10 On a silent morning, there were guards, there were women, there was an angel, and there was a stone rolled away. Jesus had been resurrected, so He wasn’t there. The women went to the grave with good intentions, they went to prepare the body, they went to finish what theyContinue reading “Since Jesus Was Raised From The Dead, His People Need To Rise Up To This Moment”

The Lord’s Supper

Jesus along with the disciples were celebrating and practicing their custom, the meal that acknowledges the saving power of God, Passover. The meal that celebrates and acknowledges that God released the Hebrew people from bondage at the hands of the Egyptians. So too, we approach the table that Jesus establishes for us in remembrance thatContinue reading “The Lord’s Supper”

Jesus Is A Conqueror… Just Not the Conqueror We Expected

A Reflection on John 12:12-19 We need a savior. Trapped in our homes, we search for salvation from an invisible enemy. Our leaders give us daily reports on the progress of the virus, and our progress toward fighting it. It looks like we are losing ground every day. More cases and more death cause ourContinue reading “Jesus Is A Conqueror… Just Not the Conqueror We Expected”

The Lord Shepherds Us Through Darkness

The Twenty-Third Psalm Darkness, separation, isolation, despair, and hopelessness abound in this day and age. With pandemics, viruses, social distancing, selfishness, hoarding, and panic describing how much of the world is reacting to crisis, the church should be different, and offer a counter-narrative to the world. Hope, peace, charity, love, selflessness, joy, and faith needContinue reading “The Lord Shepherds Us Through Darkness”