Work It Out Between the Two of You

July 9, 2019

Read: Matthew 18:15-20 “If a fellow believer hurts you, go and tell him—work it out between the two of you. If he listens, you’ve made a friend. If he won’t listen, take one or two others along so that the presence of witnesses will keep things honest, and try again. If he still won’t listen, […]

God’s Favorite and Most Repeated Word

June 4, 2019

Midway through a tactful explanation aimed at preventing misunderstanding among the Corinthians, a single word acts as a trigger to Paul’s exuberance in ministry. He is grammatically plodding along, putting his verbs and nouns in proper order; then suddenly one word quickens the pace. That word is yes. When Silas and Timothy and I proclaimed […]

Seeing God Wherever You Go

May 20, 2019

As the dust settled around Job, a tragedy confronted him. And when he needed God most, Job wondered why God seemed so elusive. Yet Job didn’t question whether God existed. He only wondered why he couldn’t find him. “Somehow, though he moves right in front of me, I don’t see him; quietly but surely he’s […]