Luke 20: The Debates

Jesus was teaching in the temple again that day, and preaching the gospel. The chief priests, scribes and elders came up to him, questioning him about who gave him the authority to “do these things.” It’s not clear if “these things” meant, simply, teaching the people who listened with rapt attention, or if it included … More Luke 20: The Debates

Luke 19: The Seeker

We get closer to Bethlehem as Christmas Day draws near, and Jesus is getting closer to Jerusalem. In reading through today’s chapter, we can see some of what is on his heart and mind. As he passes through Jericho, Jesus looks up at a man sitting on a branch of a sycamore tree, obviously watching … More Luke 19: The Seeker

To Your Health

Just recently my pastor asked me, and several others, to participate in recording videos for 21 days of Health Hacks — videos that would go on our church’s website and FaceBook page to encourage people who needed hope. I haven’t done mine yet, mostly because my lips have not calmed down yet from an overabundance … More To Your Health

Seeds

Those of us who live in cities might lose sight of this fact, but everything comes from a seed. Trees come from seed. Flowers come from seed. Potatoes come from seed. Carrots come from seed. Lettuce comes from seed. Tomatoes come from seed. Our sweet puppies and kittens come from seed, as do hens and … More Seeds

God Sightings

There was a huge wheelhouse built on the platform of the sanctuary because the church was running an evening program for church and neighbourhood kids. The theme of the week long event had to do with ships and pirates. One day the “captain” was talking to the children about God sightings. Referring to different things … More God Sightings