Dec 28, 2015
Key word for this PODCAST? Expectations.
There is nothing more toxic to our faith than when we base our faith on misinformed expectations. More precisely, holding God to expectations that He never intended for us to form; expectations God never committed Himself to fulfill.
They say that "confession is good for the...
Dec 21, 2015
It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful and meaningful of our Christmas carols.
As you will hear in this PODCAST, its seven stanzas tell the complete story of Christmas, brilliantly combining both Matthew’s and Luke’s Nativity narratives.
The carol to which I refer? The First Noel.
The First Noel, the angel...
Dec 14, 2015
Welcome to December.
Not our December, even though today’s date is December 13. Which, BTW, is for our Jewish friends the 7th day of Hanukkah.
As you will hear in this PODCAST, I’m talking about Jesus’ December, His final December.
As John observed in John 10, it was winter, and Jesus was in Jerusalem for what...
Dec 7, 2015
Spoiler alert! You will find this PODCAST heartwarming in the extreme.
Let me set it up in this way: When Jesus declared “I AM the good shepherd,” He revealed volumes about Himself and where you and I stand with Him.
It would not be an overstatement to suggest that contained within those five words are our...
Nov 30, 2015
Last week, I introduced you ever-so-briefly to the subject of shepherds. This because Jesus drew our attention to all-things sheep-and-shepherd-related when He defined Himself by saying, “I AM the door (gate) of the sheep.”
This week, in this PODCAST, we’ll discover together exactly what Jesus meant when He...