How to listen to sermons (or any teaching from the Bible) – Acts 17, Part 2

In the summer between my sophomore and junior year of college, I was on a college ministry team that traveled around the Northeast USA spending 10 weeks ministering at summer camps.  One week we served at Camp Berea in Maine.  Camp Berea gets its name from the people we’re going to meet today as weContinue reading “How to listen to sermons (or any teaching from the Bible) – Acts 17, Part 2”

How to be a part of Jesus’ family – Luke 8:16-21

So Jesus was maybe, possibly a bit icy to his family one time. As painful as that situation could have been from a mother’s perspective, Jesus was clearly willing to redefine what it meant to be in relationship with him. This was an entirely new understanding of family. I wonder if it broke Mary’s heart.Continue reading “How to be a part of Jesus’ family – Luke 8:16-21”