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!
January is bad, even in a good year! Maybe 1 of these ideas will help. Maybe it’s reverse inertia, stepping back from the Frenemy, or standing firm. Listening option available.
Just a great human teacher, or God-in-the-flesh? This post looks at 2 categories of passages: clear statements by Jesus himself, and things he did that only God could do. Listening option available.
After a brutal 2020, many of us feel like we’re playing hurt; maybe not physically, but in other ways. This message offers perspective and hope as we lick our wounds and peer into an uncertain 2021.
When we hear something so much, we stop hearing it. Instead of paying more attention, we pay less. So here’s an in-depth look at Jesus’ birth in Luke 2. [Audio version included.] Christmas is different, but still meaningful.
This message is a high-level review of James and the Down-to-Earth series. We consider God’s wisdom we grow in Christlikeness, and find encouragement that God still God (no matter how much we fail) and is not limited by our limitations.
A word for my fellow Jesus-followers. Traditions? Yes. Traditionalism? No. Here’s the difference and some suggestions.
Here are 5 ways believers live like believers (based on James 5:13-20). Oh, and this: The more you live like a believer, the more you start to look like the one in whom you believe.
Are you carrying heavy burdens? This message talks about the role hope plays in perseverance.
What does it mean to be “in” but not “of” the world? This message on James 4 explains it and offers some help.
Wisdom. Who has it? Those with degrees or those who can win arguments or those with lots of followers? This sermon on James 3:13-18 explores not only the what of wisdom, but the HOW.
Written alongside Richard Topping, this post suggests a short motto for navigating a pandemic as God’s people.
Words have the power to bring hurt, help, hope, or healing. This message on James 3:1-12 explains why and how.