All disciples of Jesus suffer recurring bouts of "little faith." It's one of the traits Jesus recognizes in them time and again. Doubtless, we're in the same boat! But Jesus abides with his disciples through all the symptoms: the anxiety of near empty hands, the terror of storms, the peril of death, the helplessness to … Continue reading Even the Wind and Sea Obeys Him
Review of Sunday School lessons on 2 Samuel 12:1-23 for Sunday, 29 January 2017 The Bible simply allows no room for pretense that God's people are inherently better than others. Still, some promote a sort of Christian fantasy life. They teach a cartoon version of our faith, a fairy tale lie often boldly told in … Continue reading Forgiveness and Life in The Aftermath of Evil
Review of Lessons For Sunday 22 January 2017 For Sunday School teachers, Lesson on 1 Samuel 16:1-13 and 2 Samuel 5:1-10 How often have we confessed: "I believe in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord..."? The whole Bible is about Jesus. Jesus says in John 5:39, "You search the Scriptures because you think that … Continue reading What is a Christ, Anyway?
This is a creative, fiction corner. It's full of elaboration and exaggeration. From time to time, here I write on people I've never encountered along life's way, or places and events I've never experienced. Some of them are mildly interesting, entertaining, and a few might even dare to edify.
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Still learning. Here's a stab at getting some audio up on Podbean and from there to the blog here. No, you won't have to listen to that whole song every time a new episode posts. Patience, kind readers. God knows I need some... This is me learning about GarageBand, riffing on an old Jim Carroll … Continue reading People Who Died, Alive
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