Beyond Zombies

Friday, November 4, 2022 Scripture Resource Passage: Hebrews 12:1 “We come to cemeteries because they remind us of God; they help us make sense of our lives and our moments in time. The God of the universe has a plan, and looking upward to him keeps us grounded. But the slowly bending arc of eternityContinue reading “Beyond Zombies”

Waiting Under Grass

July 22, 2022 Scripture Resource Passage: Mark 13 (Please do not skip reading the passage) Name, dates of birth and death are cleanly cut into the stone. One word appears beneath the name—Waiting. Shootings blot the American landscape almost every day. Deaths from the guns of evil continue to increase. Children and other innocents areContinue reading “Waiting Under Grass”

Pray Continuously

Week of March 6, 2022 Scripture Resource Passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:17 What does it means to pray continuously? Is there a direct opportunity to enflesh these prayers? Give purposefully—prepare an offering, give with discernment and avoid being scammed Seek guidance—check in and listen to those you have long considered discerning disciples Among credible groups whoContinue reading “Pray Continuously”

Why War?

March 4, 2022 Scripture Resource Passage: Psalm 2 Why do the nations conspire    and the peoples plot in vain?2 The kings of the earth rise up    and the rulers band together    against the Lord and against his anointed, saying,3 “Let us break their chains    and throw off their shackles.” 4 The One enthroned in heaven laughs;    the Lord scoffs at them.5 He rebukes them in his anger    and terrifies them inContinue reading “Why War?”

More Than a Sugar Rush

December 10, 2021 Scripture Resource Passage: “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel [which means “God with us]” (Matthew 1:23). A disciple’s hope begins and culminates in Christ. While businesses decorate and sell us holiday trappings, our hope cannot be found under a tree. Disciples celebrate withContinue reading “More Than a Sugar Rush”

Death Arrested

October 29, 2021 Scripture Resource Passage: 1 Peter 1 One writes, “For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.He was chosen before theContinue reading “Death Arrested”