Like Scrooge in Dickens' famous novella, we are visited by Jesus three times today: the Jesus of the past, of the present and of our future.
Christ reminds us that he will be with us to the end of the world – and beyond into the life of the world to come.
The Jews of Jesus' time did not have a unified view of life after death. Jesus pulls together all the Spirit's words from the prophets and announces that, indeed, the…

Boxing with God

Sometimes prayer feels like wrestling with God. But God urges us to give him our best shot. (Preached at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Kingston, Jamaica).
Jesus suggests that his followers should consider themselves "unworthy servants." Or should that be, more literally, "servants with no need?"

No Comfortable Pew

Does something you read in Scripture make you uncomfortable? The only comfort we should find is in Christ Jesus and his forgiveness, because there will always be something we believe,…

Seeking Lost Sheep

Jesus sought out the lost sheep of his flock while on earth. Now, he seeks those sheep through us.