At that time if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Messiah!’ or, ‘There he is!’ do not believe it. For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect. See, I have told you ahead of time. (Matt. 24:23-25, NIV) Continue reading “The rise of false Messiahs”
The year of transition begins. The year of a completely blank canvas is now on me. I am not panicked. I am not panicked. I am not panicked. (My therapist said if I repeat that phrase three times everything will be okay.) Continue reading “New Year, New Opportunities, New Ways to Surrender”
We are called to love our neighbors as ourselves. Our biggest question then becomes, “Well, what do you mean by ‘love’?” Continue reading “The impossible task of defining “love””
“As the years passed, I found I rather liked having an enemy. It sharpened my sense of identity.” — Eugene Peterson, As Kingfishers Catch Fire Continue reading “We like having enemies”
This week at Heights Church we are looking int 1-3 John. We used to call them “postcards” of the New Testament, but these days people look at me and ask, “What’s a postcard?”
Maybe we could call it “New Testament Tweets.” Continue reading “A new and fresh word from the Lord”
We are on 1-2 Corinthians this week at Heights Church.
Some early thoughts in 1 Corinthians: Continue reading “Early thoughts on 1 Corinthians”