Throughout our upcoming series called Stories From the Heart, we are going to be diving into stories in the Bible and discovering the heart of some of our most loved Bible Stories. This will allow us to dive deeper with God and discover more of God’s heart. Too often we do not dive into the Bible . . .
The following is Richard Rhor's Daily Meditation from Centre for Action and Contemplation Popular religious scholar and friend Diana Butler Bass shares how Jesus’ teaching “on the mount” placed him in the lineage of Moses and other revered Jewish prophets. Jesus builds on his own Jewish . . .
Check out our recent Podcast which looks at the version of Jesus depicted in the Gospel of Mark. . . .
Self-Worth (July Series) Throughout this series we are going to dive into our Self-Worth. Looking at what the Bible tells about our Self-Worth and how to curb some of the toxic self-talk that can plague our everyday living. Knowing our true Self-Worth through the eyes of Christ is essential as we . . .
We are starting a new series at our Church this month called, In The Beginning: Diving into Genesis Ch. 1-11. In this series we are going to look at what God can show us through these amazing stories found in the beginning of our Bible. These stories are too often skimmed over or debated between . . .
I have been thinking lately about our journeys through life and the Unexpected Detours that change our direction. If you have ever had one of these detours that force or give you an ability to change directions, you are left asking yourself a question…... This is a question that repeats like a . . .
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from Center for Action and Contemplation by Richard Rhor Jesus’ life offered an example of humility and self-emptying, but he chose an additional model for his disciples: that of little children. Despite what we see depicted in so much religious art, it was not meant as . . .
by JARED BYAS, M.A. from the following website, just click here As a former teaching pastor and professor of philosophy and biblical studies, he speaks regularly on the Bible, truth, creativity, wisdom, and the Christian faith. Tweets at @jbyas In the Bible scholars often talk of two kinds of . . .
The following is a meditation writing from Richard Rohr from November 9th ,2020 from the Center for Action and Contemplation: You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.’ But I say unto you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that . . .
The Kingdom of God is always Working, Moving, Breathing, and Dancing All around us. Help me to see this God because when I look, I see Pain, Suffering, Distrust, Violence, and Manipulation of Power. Help me to remember the parable of the Growing Seed found in the Gospel of . . .
Post from https://peteenns.com/engaging-the-bible-as-if-god-were-out-ahead-of-us/ for more information about Pete Enns and the work he does please visit his website. Do not say, “Why were the former days better than these?” For it is not from wisdom that you ask this. ~ Ecclesiastes 7:10 Thus . . .
by Missy Takano Can We Take the New Testament Letters, or Epistles, at Face Value? When we read the New Testament letters (also known as the epistles), it can be easy to see ourselves on the pages. We read about Christians trying to figure out how to live well, get along with each other, and . . .
Article is from peteenns.com PETE ENNS, PH.D. We all react to COVID-19 in our own way. Some hoard, some hide. Some fear for their own safety and the safety of loved ones. Some are exhausted by little ones at their feet, some are craving human contact beyond social media. However we . . .