First Sunday in Advent

He who testifies to these things says, “Yes, I am coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus. Revelation 22:20 Sometimes you know exactly what’s coming. In October, the morning frost on the grass, the leaves turning from green to gold and red and then beginning to fall, the...

Christ the King

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. Revelation 22:13 The doctor reassures, “I’ve done hundreds of these surgeries before. Don’t worry.” The teacher tells the concerned parents, “I’ve helped countless students with the same...

Saints Triumphant

Therefore, “they are before the throne of God and serve him day and night in his temple; and he who sits on the throne will shelter them with his presence.” Revelation 7:15 What do you think heaven is like? How do you picture it? Do you think you’ll become...

Last Judgement

“Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come.” Matthew 24:42 During the warm months of the year, ice cream trucks can be heard winding down the streets. Perhaps you’ve heard their familiar jingle coming down your street. Even if...

Mission & Ministry

So is my word that goes out from my mouth; It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it. Isaiah 55:11 It doesn’t rain in October in Malawi. October in Malawi is like an oven preheated to broil. The sun...

Reformation

To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:31-32 A wandering soul climbs to the top of a mountain in search of a bearded guru. The...