Following Jesus Day 6

Consider the end of the Lord’s Prayer and the verses after: And forgive us our debts,as we also have forgiven our debtors.And do not bring us to the time of trial,but rescue us from the evil one.For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father...

Following Jesus Day 5

The art below is “Jesus and Nicodemus” from the Jesus Mafa collection. This collection of paintings of the life of Christ was an initiative undertaken in the 1970s to help teach the gospel in Northern Cameroon.  The story of the conversation between Jesus...

Following Jesus Day 3

Jesus concerned himself with big issues, with big problems, with big ideas, right? After all, this is God come down in flesh. This is God’s best shot at straightening us out, right? The world isn’t going to save itself, is it? “Turning Water into...

Following Jesus Day 1

“Christ in the House of Simon the Pharisee” vers 1656. Philippe de Champaigne. Lets begin at the beginning. The first Gospel (Matthew) and the first chapter: read Matthew 1.1-17. Yes, it’s a genealogy. “This person was the father of this...

Contentment and Happiness?

This is a thought-provoking article by Mark Sisson. Read it and the linked article from The Atlantic. Good morning, everybody. There was a good article in The Atlantic recently. You might have seen it. Apparently, as the average American home is getting larger and...

New Study: Good Religion?

Our culture is trending away from religion–organized religion any way. Can you blame them? According to surveys, the fastest growing religious category in America is “none”. But wait, is there something we are missing? Could it be that religion is...