A Towel, Not a Title

“Jesus knew that the Father had given him authority over everything and that he had come from God and would return to God. 4 So he got up from the table, took off his robe, wrapped a towel around his waist.”   John 13:3-4, NLT Jesus was always constant.  Nothing could erode His place or […]

Discernment and Your Ministry

“He begs God on behalf of a human as a person begs for his friend.” Job 16:21, NCV I’ve been thinking about a class I had in Bible School.  The instructor made a comment that has stuck in my thinking for over 30 years now.  I have relied on it countless times in ministry since. […]

The Man with a Deformed Hand, Mark 3:1-5

This is a chapter from my book, “They Met Jesus: Stories from the Gospels.” Hope you like it!   The Man with a Deformed Hand, Mark 3:1-5 Jesus went into the synagogue again and noticed a man with a deformed hand. 2 Since it was the Sabbath, Jesus’ enemies watched him closely. If he healed the man’s […]

Harmless Doves, [Opting Out of Cynicism]

cynical, (a definition) sinikəl/adjective 1.  believing that people are motivated by self-interest; distrustful of human sincerity or integrity. Contemptuous; mocking.         “her cynical attitude”         “he gave a cynical laugh” 2. concerned only with one’s own interests and typically disregarding accepted or appropriate standards in order to achieve them. Dictionary.com […]