What would be your parting words to a child as they headed off to college? Hebrews 13 feels like important parting words which need to be taken to heart to ensure faithfulness. I explore them with and for you in this episode.
What if there was actually a point to your hardships? What if you were being disciplined and trained for something else? In this podcast episode I explore these ideas (and others) as we look closely at Hebrews 12:1-13.
If you are a follower of Jesus you are “being made holy.” Did you realize others have a role to play in that process? In this podcast episode I explore this (and other things) as we look closely at Hebrews 10:1-25.
In a world of broken promises, God’s promises remain unbroken. That’s no small thing when it comes to what he says about hope! You have an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. In this episode I explore these topics via Hebrews 6:13-20.
Do you need a word of caution, counsel, or encouragement? In this episode I take us through Hebrews 5:11 – 6:12 to see what God might be saying to each of us.
If we don’t know God’s heart, we’re less likely to go to him when times get tough. But if we do, we can find grace and help in our urgent times of need. That’s what this sermon explores on Hebrews 4:14 – 5:10.
One day a week for worship and rest is “heaven’s appetizer.” What is that, and why does it help us during tough, tiring times? That’s what I explore in this episode about Hebrews 4:1-13.
Jesus’ people are the “very house of God.” In this episode on Hebrews 3:1-6 I explore how this house can be a home for others in a time of wandering confusion.
Someone who has “been there” like you will be there for you. In this episode I explore this idea by looking in-depth at Hebrews 2:5-18, the humanity of Jesus, and help for weary souls.
Have you ever thought, ‘Well, maybe Jesus isn’t all he’s cracked up to be. Maybe I should consult a fortune-teller or rub that little Buddha’s belly just to ensure I have all my bases covered.’ In this podcast episode I explore Hebrews 1:4-14 and the things we do which undermine (even subconsciously) our belief in the sufficiency and supremacy of Jesus.
Do you face hardship? Do you wonder if Jesus makes a difference? Ever think of turning back? These questions were forefront for the readers of Hebrews. This episode explores the first 3 verses and gets us thinking about timeless wisdom for life’s battles and having confidence in our Leader.
What is the difference between “the good life” and a great life? Paul’s wisdom in his farewell speech to the Ephesians in Acts 20:13-38 give us the answer. What if we were to start living by the right priorities BEFORE we got to our death beds?
In this episode of The Pulse Podcast I explore Acts 17:16-34, an account of Paul’s time with the philosophers of Athens, being called “strange,” and friction about the resurrection.
In this episode of The Pulse Podcast I explore Acts 16:16-34, the exorcism of a slave-girl, Paul and Silas singing in jail at midnight, conversion, and the power of song to amplify our awareness of the goodness of God.
In this episode of The Pulse Podcast I take us through Psalm 116, a passionate text about God’s rescue. The psalmist is proactive about connecting with God and others, an approach that is instructive to us today.
In this episode of The Pulse Podcast I give an in-depth look at Paul & Barnabas’ visit to Lystra, getting treated like gods, and how creation points to a Creator and is a sign of God’s kindness to others, including those who don’t know him yet.
In this episode of The Pulse Podcast I give an in-depth look at the martyrdom of Stephen, the un-killability of faithfulness, and how this fortifies our faith today.
In this episode of The Pulse Podcast I give an in-depth look at Acts 5:17-42, a story about early persecution and how the apostles were honoured to be dishonoured. When you care more about what God thinks than what people think, you have reached a tipping point called joy.
In this episode of The Pulse Podcast I give an in-depth look at Acts 4:1-31, a story about the disciples faith in the face of threat as a part of the young church; I stress 3 takeaways for our situation today.
In this episode of The Pulse Podcast I give an in-depth look at Acts 2:42-47, an inspiring text about the on-fire life of those first disciples devoted to the apostles’ teaching, fellowship, breaking bread, and prayer… practices that continue to sustain us today.