Finding Your Place at the Table, Part 4

From Mark’s gospel we learn that Jesus precipitated his conversation by asking the disciples what they had been discussing among themselves earlier.  Jesus used a child to...

Finding Your Place at the Table

It seems foolish for the shepherd to leave the 99 sheep to go search for just one.  But God’s love for each individual is so great that...

“Gifted” (Part 4)

Parable of the talents-using our gifts-God is pleased with use of his gifts-the more we use God’s gifts, the more opportunities we’ll have to use them-purpose of...

“Gifted” (Part 3)

Noah, having reached the other side of judgement, encountered a glimpse of the glory that surrounds God’s throne.  The rainbow of God’s grace contains every shade of...

“Gifted” (Part 2 of 4)

God calls us to real love that goes far beyond surface behaviors and emotions.  Real love requires work.  It means doing something for the people we love...

The Gifts That Keep on Giving

The special abilities given to each person by the Holy Spirit are called spiritual gifts.  They enable us to minister to the needs of the body of...