Dying To Be Blessed

“I will not let you go unless you bless me.”  Spoken by the Patriarch Jacob, these words sum up the attitude with which we should seek God’s blessings: “I will not let you go”.  However, in today’s Christian culture, it is common to focus on the last part of the verse: “…unless you bless me.” … Continue reading

Peter’s Appetite and the Bread of Life

Gospel Luke 9:11b-17 Jesus spoke to the crowds about the kingdom of God,… As the day was drawing to a close, the Twelve approached him and said, “Dismiss the crowd so that they can go to the surrounding villages and farms and find lodging and provisions; for we are in a deserted place here.” He … Continue reading

Things I Didn’t Know

– Until the nineteenth century, all Christians agreed that the Church being “caught up” –the rapture, though it was not called that at the time—would occur immediately before the Second Coming, at the close of the period of persecution, and that there are NO Christian writings of ANY kind that fully and blatantly support the … Continue reading

Stuck in a moment

As leaders/teachers/preachers, we can’t get fixated on where we are in our spiritual walk, to the detriment of those we are leading/teaching/preaching to.  For instance, let’s say I’m currently experiencing the power of the resurrection in my personal life.  Each day is a new level deeper into His resurrection power and it is amazing, mind-boggling, … Continue reading

TOB and Me

At the prompting of my friend Richard, I am posting an teensy article I wrote regarding my initial experiences with Theology of the Body.  I’ll probably post more regarding it later, as long as links to audio from times I’ve gotten to speak on it. Thanks! And here…..we…….go: How TOB Improved My Piano Playing In … Continue reading