The cross was a humiliation and torture ritual. So what does it mean when Jesus says we cannot be his disciple unless we carry one? And what does he mean by “hating” our families? Is he being literal? This sermon explores all this by looking at Luke 14:25-35.
This podcast goes in-depth with Jesus’ words about hating family and cross-carrying as disciples (Luke 14:25-35). Did he mean it? What is going on? I also discuss torture, renouncement and true freedom.
When praying for someone to recover from illness, some people say, “If it’s your will.” Why? And isn’t that always his will? That’s was a question from a Q & A Forum that I answer here.
He sets the scene, sets the table, and sets the guest list. Our job is not to rearrange the scene, the table, or his guest
This podcast goes in-depth with Jesus’ parable of the Great Banquet (and more) in Luke 14:1-24. The host sets the scene and guest list; our job is to say Yes to the invitation and to join in with his celebration.
A lot of people “give something up” for Lent? What about the Frenemy, whose grip around your heart is probably tighter than you know.
Sure, love your neighbour. But who is my neighbour, and how? That’s what Jesus teaches us about in this in-depth look at the story of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10:25-37.
There’s some misinformation or uncertainty swirling around about the COVID-19 vaccine. This short interview with Dr Kelley Wright answers some questions.
The sinful woman teaches us a lot in this sermon on Luke 7:36-50. The greater you know your sin to be the greater you know your Saviour to be.
An in-depth look at this text and the intersection of Jesus, sin, gratitude, love and deleting words from dictionaries.
It’s a challenging time. This podcast is an interview with therapist Sarah Covey and addresses mental health, navigating the pandemic, and daily practices about how to be well.
Jesus calls us to a high ethnical standard. But what about when we fail? Along with the very serious “blessings and woes,” that’s what this sermon explores. It is based on Luke 6:17-36.
This episode is an in-depth look at Luke 6:17-36, Jesus’ “woes and blessings” and his call to love enemies and do to others “as you would have them do to you.”
Wisdom. What is it? How do we get it? With help from theologian J.I. Packer, this podcast shares 3 insights. Information can fill the head; but wisdom can fill the heart.
“L.S.D.” usually makes people think of the hallucinogenic drug. But this message based on Luke 5:1-11 redefines those three letters into an acronym for discipleship and “fishing for people.”
This podcast is an opportunity to go deeper with Luke 5:1-11. Peter’s example teaches us that perfection is not a necessary qualification to be a part of God’s work.
We can learn things from the things we go through, whether good or bad (including a pandemic). In this podcast, my young family of 5 offers their thoughts.
What if spiritual warfare was real? And what if you were in it (whether you realized it or not)? That’s what this message on Luke 4:31-44 explores. Plus, new ‘going deeper’ audio content!
From the Inauguration to forgotten tragedies, enemies and echo chambers, here are 6 ideas. Listening option available.
We need to focus on the voice of God if we are to be found faithful. But it’s hard in a world of distraction. This look at the boy Jesus helps us. PLUS, new bonus audio feature!