They had seen him die. They had watched in horror as his tortured body gasped and gurgled it’s last breath. They saw his skin change color, his jaw go slack and his eyes set. Still, lifeless, they knew that the person they had followed and loved was a stranger to them now. No sparkle in […]Read More Easter is Here!
This Sunday we’ll be returning to our exploration of the Gospel of Luke, and we’ll be reading Luke 8:40-56. There is so much jam packed into this story…a critical life and death drama which sandwiches a pitiful tale of wreckage and restoration. Beyond the spiritual significance of our text, there is no denying that it’s […]Read More Where Do You Go When Life Seems Hopeless?
Hope everyone is having a great Christmas so far! I know we are…it’s awesome having the kids come home to visit. We’ll be looking at Luke 2:21-40 this Sunday. Joseph and Mary follow through with what the Law of Moses required of them concerning a first-born son. How important do you think it was for […]Read More A New Hope
Have you ever had a major disappointment in life? Have you ever asked God to intervene, only to feel like heaven was shut up and silent? In the next section we will read, we’ll be introduced to a couple who went through that very thing. We’ll be looking at Luke 1:5-25 this Sunday. By the […]Read More Backstory; Birth of John the Baptist
Joe Nori, 11/7/59 – 7/27/08 “I declare to you, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable. Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed— in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the […]Read More “Peace”