Before He ascended into heaven, the resurrected Jesus told us what the focus of every Christian church ought to be. … More

This is Love

[Jesus said,] “…Take the first fish you catch; open its mouth and you will find a four-drachma coin. Take it … More


September is the month when things get really busy for many people. Vacation time is over, children go back to … More

Sunday’s Coming

Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness… (Matthew 5:10a) I have trouble figuring out the Beatitudes (Mt. 5:3-12). … More

He Calls Us by Name

Jesus said to her, “Mary.” (John 20:16a) On the first Easter Sunday morning, Peter, John (the one that Jesus loved) … More

Rest for Our Souls

In Matthew chapters 10 and 11 are two passages that are both important and, I think, connect to each other, … More

God Made Us Righteous

God made us the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus. It says in Romans 3:21-25a: But now apart from the … More