Monthly Archives: February 2018

Holy Lent, Holy Life: Worship

Luke 4:1-13 Satan:  “I’ll give you all the kingdoms of the world – and the glory and authority that comes with it.  All you have to do is… worship me.” Jesus:  “It is written, ‘You will worship the Lord your God, and him alone shall you serve.’” Jesus is so good at these one-liners, knowing […]

Holy Lent, Holy Life: Fasting

Matthew 4:1-11 I feel like I’m not supposed to preach about this. Today I want to share with you about the spiritual discipline of fasting.  But Jesus had clear words about how we are to fast:  “…when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that your fasting may be seen […]

Bragging Rights

1 Corinthians 9:16-23 Today I want to indulge a little show-and-tell with three of my prize t-shirts. First:  A Wilderness Trail “Trail Blazer” t-shirt. I earned this t-shirt when I was seventeen and finished my fourth week-long hike with Wilderness Trail.  I was super proud to be initiated into the “Order of the Black” and […]