March 22, 2018

A Meditation on Being “Old and Full of Years”

"Life can seem more deeply disappointing as you accumulate years and experiences...Yet all of us, at every age, struggle with how life isn't working."

March 20, 2018

Lent Week 5: Foretelling Death

"'Now is my soul troubled,' Jesus said with a knitted brow. His tone was meditative, and his gaze was slightly aside, as if he were speaking to no one but God himself."

March 15, 2018

Presence is the Program

"The church is so much more than a building, but it is also so much more than a program."

March 14, 2018

Lent Week 4: The Light of the World

"The rage on the faces of his fellow Pharisees was palpable, and although Nicodemus had determined to remain as neutral as possible, he could no longer sit idly by."

March 8, 2018

Time, Alone, Will Heal No Wounds

“At a certain point, I could no longer deny the inconvenient fact that something was wrong with me.”

March 6, 2018

Lent Week 3: Cleansing the Temple

“Uri and Rivka startled and backed away quickly. A rabbi was holding a whip of cords and going straight down the line of merchants, cracking it unapologetically against each one."

March 1, 2018

The Perfect Idol

“I will keep striving and striving and striving, until...I can’t. I can’t. I can’t.”

February 27, 2018

Lent Week 2: Peter’s Rebuke

“From that first day, when Jesus had called him and his brother as they fished near the banks of the Sea of Galilee, his life had been turned upside down.”

February 22, 2018

Why Community Groups?

​​“The church...will always be full of sin and brokenness, but it is also a place with the power of the gospel to guide us and empower us to love one another...”

February 20, 2018

Lent Week 1: Baptizing Jesus

“The prophet knew the voice...the one who had called him to be the voice of one crying in the wilderness. And in his heart John longed that all of Israel would hear and respond.”