"Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me" cried Bartimaeus.  The crowds ask him to be quiet.  Jesus calls him over.  Who are you in this story?
Of the ten lepers who asked Jesus for healing, only one returned to give thanks to him, and he was a Samaritan.  This passage is not so much about giving thanks,…
Jesus' teachings on marriage go back to God's original intention for men and women at creation.  We have two choices when faces with our disinclination to follow God's intention.  We…

On Being Jealous

2015-09-27
It's easy to be jealous of the things others have.  We even get jealous over God, telling him who can have Christ's Spirit and when.  But God alone has the…
The disciples ask a simple question of each other: who is the greatest? Jesus teaches that greatness is found not in being above others, but in serving those least able…
Who is your real enemy?  Your nosy neighbor?  Your boss?  What if the real enemies we face are inside us and far beyond us?  Christ Jesus came to conquer our…