Dance & Detox: Sabbath (Cmd IV)

DANCE & DETOX: SABBATH (COMMANDMENT IV) You know what the worst thing about Chick-fil-a is?  …that I can’t get it on Sundays. Is anyone else a fan of the Chick-fil-a Chicken Sandwich? Or Waffle Fries? Or that fresh-squeezed lemonade?Or those crazy-brilliant milkshakes?(Especially that peppermint one at Christmas time?) We’re in Read more…

More Than Us

We’re going to be in Luke 4 today. Today is the last Sunday in the season of Epiphany. This Wednesday is Ash Wednesday and it marks the beginning of the season of Lent— the season of sobering reflection that leads us to the crucifixion of Jesus. Today we reflect once Read more…

The One Where Jesus Replaces An Ear

SPOTLIGHT JESUS 5 of 8 We’re going to be in Luke 22 this morning. During the season of Epiphany, we’ve been following Jesus around with bifocals lenses. Whenever we follow Jesus, wherever Jesus goes, whatever we see Jesus doing, we’re actually seeing two things simultaneously. We’re seeing the truest, deepest nature of Read more…

Jesus, The Dual Surprise

SPOTLIGHT JESUS 1 of 8 We’ve entered into the season of the year called Epiphany that follows the season of Advent and the feast of Christmas. That’s right—the church tells time a little differently than the calendars we hang on our wall. The church tells time around Jesus. Because time told Read more…

Backstage of the Universe

REVELATION 4 of 16 This is our fourth week in our tour of Revelation and we are in chapter four. Last week we heard Jesus saying that—behold—he stands at the door and knocks (3.20). Jesus isn’t addressing non-Christians, Jesus isn’t addressing the world in general, Jesus is addressing the church. Jesus Read more…

The Seven Churches

REVELATION 3 of 16 This is week three of our tour of Revelation, and we’re going to be in Revelation 2 and 3 today. There are seven short letters written to seven churches in the second and third chapters of Revelation. Rather than reading all of them, today we’re going Read more…