Mar 6, 2021
The Ten Commandments are a generous gift to the people of Israel and to us today. God's generous undertaking did not stop there. Out of love God came as the Word made flesh who dwelt among us. This week we hear about the ultimate generous undertaking to bring life to God's people through the cross.
Feb 27, 2021
Jesus told his disciples three times that he would die - a crucified messiah. They didn’t get it. Neither do we. Luther said that we much prefer a theology of glory that is all about us. The trouble is, only the opposite – the theology of the cross – can save us, not just in the end, but right this minute.
Feb 20, 2021
The Son of God went into the dangerous wilderness for a good reason.
Feb 17, 2021
The good news of Ash Wednesday is that if we will face the hard truths about life, death, failure and our brokenness, we have a way through it all in Christ. All we need to do is turn around.
Feb 13, 2021
It took the disciples quite a while to figure out Jesus' identity as the Messiah. The Gospel of Mark makes it clear who Jesus is. He is the Son of God and the Son of Man. Six days before the transfiguration of Jesus, he predicted his suffering, death and resurrection to his disciples. That is important because in...