Jesus doesn’t want believers, he wants…

Jesus doesn’t want believers?  What?  Yes, he does.  Doesn’t he? Yes, he does.  He even said “Believe in me.”  Read the Gospel of John and you’ll hear Jesus say that many times. So a couple of years ago the leader of my denomination, Bishop Bruce Hill, made the statement in the title of this post.  When IContinue reading “Jesus doesn’t want believers, he wants…”

God’s not angry; he wants you to Flourish! Luke 13:1-9

Is God angry?  Yesterday at Faith Church, we looked at Luke 13:1-9, a story where people in the crowd following Jesus mentioned a current event.  Much like we’ve had mass shootings lately, there were actually two awful tragedies that had recently happened in Jesus’ day.  The crowd referred to the Roman leader Pilate who killedContinue reading “God’s not angry; he wants you to Flourish! Luke 13:1-9”