The Mind of God

August 20, 2017/Matthew 15:21-28 This Jesus is hard to like. This Jesus is not the one we learned about in Sunday school, not the one who opened his arms in compassion and fed five thousand people, or sat on the mountain and blessed the poor in spirit and the mourners and the hungry and the… Read More The Mind of God

In the Deep End

August 13, 2017/Matthew 14:22-33 A year ago, when we visited our grandchildren in California, Kaeden flatly refused to jump into the pool with his dad.  No matter how much Christopher cajoled or prodded or dared him, it wasn’t happening.  Kaeden would step right up to the edge, his brow creased as he concentrated, and just… Read More In the Deep End