Be Still!

The Disciples asked, “Who then is this that even the wind and the sea obey him?” And the answer is, it is God, the creator and the ruler of all the world, the heavens above and the sea below. This is the God we have come to know through the Son and come to worship…

Walk by Faith, Not Sight

In  November of 1989, one month after Chelsea was born, Maureen and I closed on what was the first and only house we have ever owned.  The house was built in the late 20’s and was shall we say, in need of some work. Well actually, lots of work! In fact, the house needed a…

Victim or Survivor?

To this day, I keep hearing an over simplification of Scripture that goes something to the effect, “the Old Testament is the story of a wrathful God and the New Testament is the story of a loving God.”  It seems, through the centuries, we have developed a dichotomy in our understanding of God which makes…

It’s Time to Take the Dive!

This morning we heard the story of Nicodemus, the Pharisee who seeks Jesus in the darkness of night looking to obtain the promise of the Kingdom. But when he learns that he must be born again of the Spirit, Nicodemus leaves frustrated. In many ways this story is a parallel to the story of the…