Gospels

May
17
White woman and Black woman embracing during a rally.

Love in the Face of Violence

In the face of his betrayal and death, Jesus chose humility and love. And in the face of a horrible racist hate crime, Christians are called to love in the face of violence.
4 min read
Apr
12
Broken bread and a chalice of wine of a cloth.

A Not-So-Last Supper: Good Friday Reflections

The Final Supper begins and ends in praise. It’s communal. And it points forward to Christ’s return. Though it’s a solemn scene, it is a victorious one.
2 min read
Mar
29
Sunset with text "It is finished: Jesus has liberated you to worship"

"It is finished." Jesus has liberated you to worship

Lenten Reflection: Christ said "It is finished" at the cross. What does this mean for your life, and how does it affect your daily worship?
3 min read
Feb
04
Group of guys laughing while looking over a green vista.

Friendship with a Mission

Jesus calls his disciples friends. They know him and what he stands for. Jesus also calls you friend. His friendship is beautiful, loving, and whole. And it comes with a mission...
3 min read
Jun
29
A grandfather fishing with grandson on a wooden pier.

Find your Place: Respite & Solitude with God

(Mark 1:35-37) Even the Son of God needed respite with the Father. Where's your place?
1 min read
Jun
11
Screenshot of Lauren and her band singing the song from their homes.

Yeah, He's "Still Rolling Stones"

(John 11:38-44) The climactic and surprising ending to the story of Lazarus offers the final word on death and suffering.
2 min read
Jun
10
Boy sitting on a concrete bench at a memorial site.

Did Jesus Feel Pain or Sadness?

(John 11:32-37) The story of Lazarus offers an interlude of mourning—and the shortest verse of the Bible.
2 min read
Jun
03
Grey statue of a lion looking upwards.

No Dead Messiahs Here

(John 11:23-27) On the greatest claim anyone could make. And the concrete, living hope we have in Christ.
2 min read
Jun
02
Man sitting upon a ledge, looking over a rocky vista.

Something Huge is on the Horizon

(John 11:17-24) In the face of death, Jesus hints at the future reality of the "resurrection at the last day."
2 min read
Jun
01
Woman looking out a sunny window and smiling.

☀️ "I am going there to awaken him..."

(John 11:11-15) Jesus's stunning answer to pain, suffering, and death.
2 min read