Month: August 2018

Welcome to the Table

August 19, 2018 John 6:51-58 Our lives revolve around food. Food is a great way to invite people in and share in relationship with one another. Jesus is no stranger to food and enthusiastically welcomes all to the table where the feast has been…

Being Drawn to Jesus

  August 12, 2018 John 6:35, 41-51 When I was getting ready to enter fourth grade, I asked my parents if I could play football. I had played baseball for a couple of years and decided that I wanted to try a new sport….

Review: Your God is Too Glorious by Chad Bird

With thanks to Englewood Review of Books for the opportunity to review this title Does the notion of God being too glorious make you shudder? Surely, it is not possible for God to be too glorious. It is God that has created the world…

Resuscitating a Lost Language: A Review of Jonathan Merritt’s Learning to Speak God from Scratch

The language that we use to speak of God has evolved over time and Jonathan Merritt puts out the call for us to reestablish our foundation. Learning to Speak God from Scratch is a way to examine our beliefs and reach out to generations…

Looking for a Sign

August 5, 2018 John 6:24-35 A very religious man was once caught in rising floodwaters. He climbed onto the roof of his house and trusted God to rescue him. A neighbor came by in a canoe and said, “The waters will soon be above…