Jesus Tosses The Tables

One of my favorite Bible stories is about Jesus' encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well. I've heard this in many sermons by several pastors and watched a recent episode of The Chosen that addressed this scripture from the book of John in chapter 4. Today's sermon dug a little deeper into what's going …

Gifts? What Gifts?

I ran across a devotional this morning that brought to light how many people think if God gives them a gift of the Spirit, it’s a talent completely developed. That it’s neatly labeled, and tied with a shining red ribbon. If they don’t, then they proclaim, they aren’t “my gifts.” It’s like the man that …

SHINE!

It's taken me awhile to dive into writing this blog post. When I look at my notes from Sunday morning I see so much information it's difficult to know where to start. But I do want to focus on the gospel because that's what this series is all about. You can check out the other …

What Is The Gospel?

I have grown up in the church, but I feel there is so much I didn't understand until I was older. Maybe I just didn't really listen when I was younger. I had heard the term "gospel" often, but didn't really equate it with the life of Jesus until I was well, older. You've probably …

What Is Truth?

I try to listen to our sermons on Sunday with an open mind. Our pastor has a way of getting my attention that makes me really pay attention to what he has to say before I pass judgment. This morning he asked up to open our minds and hearts and to be patient with him …