Laymanointing

…. they were unschooled, ordinary men …. they had been with Jesus …. the crippled man healed standing with them – Acts 4:13,14

Cross culture, sharing gospel: Jesus & the Samaritan woman at the well

How did Jesus bridge across culture, religious belief, race, gender in an environment of racial tension & animosity?  How did Jesus embrace people with an immoral, sinful past, and lead them … Continue reading

November 1, 2016

What did Jesus teach on law & grace, faith & works? – A fresh look

It helps to have a clear understanding of what Jesus taught about law, grace, faith & works, so that  we won’t be tossed and blown about by every wind of new … Continue reading

April 12, 2016

Blessed are the meek … & responding in the opposite spirit

  In the Sermon on the Mount, one of the 8 blessings is ‘Blessed are the meek‘. What does meekness mean? Does meekness mean weakness in our highly competitive, sometimes … Continue reading

July 20, 2015

Blessed are the poor in spirit …

Reading this moving and humbling story, I can’t help but be reminded by Jesus’ opening statement in the sermon on the mount. Matthew 5:3 (NIV) “Blessed are the poor in spirit, … Continue reading

June 17, 2014