Be a Bartimaeus

How easy do you give up pursuing Jesus when people or things get in your way? There is a great story in the Gospel of Mark about a blind beggar who could see better than everyone else around him. I would encourage you to take a look at Mark 10:46-52. Jesus and the disciples were... Continue Reading →

Stories that never get old

For those of us that love to read it's not hard to recall those moments when we have read the last line of a good book we have invested in, we close the pages and sit back and remember the characters, what they went through and how journeying with them made us feel. Why did... Continue Reading →

The cost of Bystanders

In my last post I wrote about the need for Christians to commit differently. I suggested that 2 big problems in the church today were people overcommitting and committing to the wrong things. While programs, ministries and being intentional in what we invest in are important, I believe walking closer to Jesus should be an... Continue Reading →

There is something about Jesus….

The response of those early disciples was utterly astonishing. Notice that Jesus didn't perform miracles to impress them before issuing his call. He didn't even explain himself or his teaching , or give any idea of what would be involved in following him. Just a simple command: "Follow me...and I will send you out to... Continue Reading →

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