The Prophet who said the darndest things – John 1:19-34, Part 1

The TV Show Kids Say the Darndest Things has been on the air for decades.  The title of the show uses the word “darndest,” and that’s a catchy title, but what is the title really getting at? Well, take a look: The word “darndest” is getting at the fact that kids have that wonderful quality ofContinue reading “The Prophet who said the darndest things – John 1:19-34, Part 1”

The precarious business of telling the truth – Ezekiel 2:1-3:15, Preview

Do you tell the truth? Of course you do…or do you? Are there times when you might fudge a bit on the truth? I suspect that all of us struggle with lying here and there, but for the most part we are committed to telling the truth. I ask the question, though, because there areContinue reading “The precarious business of telling the truth – Ezekiel 2:1-3:15, Preview”

Two Easter stories: one false, one true – Matthew 28, Part 3

What is the true Easter story? As we have been following the telling of the Easter story in Matthew 28, we’ve learned that some women who were followers of Jesus, early on the Sunday morning after Jesus died, discovered an angel waiting in front of his empty tomb. Check out the previous two posts hereContinue reading “Two Easter stories: one false, one true – Matthew 28, Part 3”