Seeds

“Nothing is more practical than finding God."

During Advent we reflect upon and prepare for the coming of Jesus. We remember his birth and make sure our preparations are on track for his return. So why did he come? And what can we expect the second time around? The Jesus whose birth we celebrate, and whose return we anticipate, is Jesus Christ, …

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“Do you believe in the Son of Man?” This question that Jesus poses to the formerly blind man strips Christianity down to its bare essentials. The words “son of man” are basically a non-title. Jesus doesn’t ask the man if he believes Jesus is the Messiah or the Son of God. Jesus doesn’t ask him if he …

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As we carry out our various roles today as part of our call, I invite us to focus on the 5th principle we talked about on Sunday: “Do It for Jesus.” It’s tempting, even dangerous, to think that whatever we do for Jesus has to be really significant. Actually, as Henri Nouwen points out, it’s …

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