Once upon a time, reading the Gospels I saw Jesus in a new and powerful way. He was no longer a storybook character in a cradle or on a cross. He became a real life example of how to live and move and have my being. Jesus, I still love as much as the day… Continue reading TYC Rant: I’m embarrassed to be an American Christian.
"The Bible says not to judge" is a favorite response from people who do things they know are wrong. Anyone who has actually read the Bible (Matthew 7:1) knows that this is not a correct quote. After all, there are plenty of places in the gospels where Jesus told people about themselves. "Hypocrites!" "Brood of… Continue reading Judge Much?
Jesus often spoke in parables to help people understand the principles of God's kingdom. He also spoke in parables to expose those who were hardened and would not listen. Mark 4:1-20, contains a passage called "The Parable of the Sower." In this parable, Jesus teaches the people that they need to do two things: stay… Continue reading Grounded and On Guard
All three gospels tell us about the "bleeding woman." We don't even know her name but the Bible tells her story. We know she has been hemorrhaging for twelve years and was in a lot of pain. We know she came up behind Jesus and touched his robe. We know she got healed. Jesus said… Continue reading 5 Things You Need to Know About Healing