Drinking to Remember!

Drinking to Remember!

I was preparing to lead communion recently, trying to pay attention to the familiar words that now so easily roll off my tongue. “This is my body which is for you; do this in remembrance of me” The greek word which we translate ‘remembrance’ also gives root to our...
Modern-Day Apostle

Modern-Day Apostle

   So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, 12 to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of...
I Can See Clearly Now

I Can See Clearly Now

Why would you focus on the flaw in someone else’s life and yet fail to notice the glaring flaws of your own? How could you say to your friend, ‘Let me show you where you’re wrong,’ when you’re guilty of even more? You’re being hypercritical and a hypocrite! First...
Humble Thanks

Humble Thanks

In this season of giving thanks, it is nice to have a fresh look on the familiar.  I like the way that Dr. Brian Simmons, the lead translator of The Passion Translation, offers us new insight on the Beatitudes in Matthew’s gospel.  “What wealth is offered to you when...