In this episode I offer an in-depth look at Jesus’ healing of the blind man in Luke 18:35-43, desperation, neediness, and the vision God can give when we feel we’re at the end of our rope.
A lot of people are searching, they are dis-content. In this sermon about the road to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35) I reflect on the implications of the risen Jesus and our longing for contentment.
In this episode I offer an in-depth look at the risen Jesus meeting two disciples on the road to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35) and connect it to our own quests for contentment.
In this podcast episode, I talk with Army Chaplain Andrew Cameron about resilience, the pandemic, and if it’s a fair comparison to say that living through pandemic times is like living through war times.
This podcast episode is a more in-depth look at the resurrection story in Luke 24:1-12. As always there is more than what meets the eye, and hope for the living of difficult days.
Easter is good, not because of how we’re feeling, but because of what God is doing. This Easter sermon on Luke 24:-12 explores the most significant event ever: the resurrection of Jesus.
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Many people are “barely hanging on.” Is there a word from God to us on Palm Sunday, especially at a time like this? Yes. This sermon from March 29, 2021 provides one from Luke 19:28-44.
This podcast episode is an in-depth look at this Palm Sunday text: Luke 19:28-44. It’s called palms, revolution, and the almighty weeping King. There is good news for those who are barely hanging on.
This interview by Steve Bradley from Life 100.3FM serves as a brief introduction to The Pulse Podcast. It’s about living abundantly wholeheartedly.
What do we know about the end times? What don’t we? This sermon from on Luke 21:5-38 explores these questions and more. One thing is for sure: We should be prepared, not surprised.
This podcast is an in-depth look at Luke 21:5-38. I discuss Jesus’ words about the end times, a temple in ruins, persecution and being ready.
In uncertain times (and in choppy waters) we need an anchor. This is the topic of this insightful talk by (and Q & A with) the Rev. Dr. Clyde Ervine on The Pulse Podcast.
After death, the rich man went to Hades and the poor man went to heaven. This sermon explores Luke 16:19-31 and wealth, mercy, and the eternal consequences of certain choices.
This podcast is an in-depth look at Luke 16:19-31, the parable of the rich man and Lazarus. I discuss Hades, radical reversals, mercy, and time that runs out.
What is media discernment? The task has never been so pressing, but many don’t know what it is. Adam Holz gives us some clarity. He is director of Plugged In, Focus on the Family’s entertainment and technology review website, visited monthly 1 million times.
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