Parables, metaphors, Jesus speaks and teaches often using imagery and illustrations to his listeners. I have chosen to dedicate the next 7 blogs to the metaphors Jesus chose to describe Himself. " I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst. But I … Continue reading Bread of Life (I Am Series)
Have you ever read something in the Bible and just glanced over it to get to the next section which seems a bit more riveting? Well, this I Am statement was one of those spots for me as a 'young in the faith' Christian. I always wanted to jump ahead to the "Good Shepherd" portion. … Continue reading The Door (I Am Series)
With summer solstice around the corner I figured this I Am statement was a good fit for this week. Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life." - John 8:12 Lets for a moment focus … Continue reading Light of the World (I Am Series)
I wonder, how many of you have ever used a cheese grater? Such a fantastic tool in the kitchen isn't it! Now how many have ever tried to clean a cheese grater? Not as much fun is it. Marketing focuses us on the positive wording of this tool. Would you buy a 'sponge ruiner' or … Continue reading Distance
This blog may be a bit different than most. Instead of highlighting just Scripture in the body of the blog, I have chosen a quote from an atheist to explore. Stephen Hawking is regarded as one of the most intelligent men of today's generation. Unfortunately, his intelligence and focus missed the mark and therefore … Continue reading Missed the Mark – Creation
Every house hold is different. Every tradition has minor variances. But in North America Easter is often associated with an over grown rabbit that has yet to be apprehended for breaking and entering homes and leaving behind copious amounts of chocolate and sweet treats. As a child my parents would litter the hallway between our … Continue reading The Spirit: Holiday or Holy?
The constellations have long been a fascination to mankind. Replications of them have shown up in ancient Egypt hieroglyphics, Roman and Greek mythology and even in children's bedrooms across the globe. You may be familiar with the pale green plastic stars that find their way to ceilings or along walls. To a toddler, their 'magical' … Continue reading Glow In The Dark