Spiritual Disciplines: Scripture Study

Start by reading three random passages from A Fisherman’s Tale. You may have recognized those passages as random paragraphs from my new book, “A Fisherman’s Tale.” And from those three passages, you probably figured out that the book is about Jesus. It is a retelling of the Gospel from Simon Peter’s perspective. But they were…

Welcome Home

It was a cushy job. And he knew it. It was probably the best job in the kingdom, and he was well aware of how lucky he was to have it. Work wasn’t always easy to find especially when you were a foreigner. Many of his friends worked as labourers, and in unskilled positions. Even…

Even Though. . .

Have you ever argued with God?  Or complained to God?  Maybe you wanted to know why He did what He did do, and why He didn’t do what He Didn’t do? Perhaps you were simply offering him advice on how to run the world.  Not necessarily the entire universe, but the world, or at least…

Walking as Jesus Walked

How many people here walk?  We all walk, sometimes we walk short distances, sometimes we walk long distances but for the most part we all walk.  It really isn’t rocket surgery.  All you have to do is put one foot in front of the other.  And in case you have problems with that I googled…

Houston, We Have a Problem

“Houston, we have a problem!” April 13th, 1970, and the Odyssey’s Commander Jim Lovell uttered words that would go down in History. That wasn’t how Lovell thought he’d be remembered, he thought that he would go down in history as the fifth man to walk on the moon, but a faulty oxygen tank would destroy…

Response to Suffering

A couple of weeks ago, I heard a preacher say that we read the bible with the end in mind. What he meant was that because we are so familiar with the various stories of the bible, our minds automatically skip to the ending, and we miss the story in the middle. The scripture that…