Right before Jesus ascended into heaven, he opened the mind of the Apostles to understand the scriptures: that He is at the center of everything written in the Old Testament.…
We are not alone. Jesus has given us the Holy Spirit and is always present with us through the Spirit. He stands with as witnesses of Jesus in the world.
Jesus told His disciples that the world will hate and persecute them because they bear His name and because the world first hated and persecuted Him. To be a Christian…
David proclaimed in Psalm 23 that "The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want." Jesus proclaimed that He is the GOOD shepherd, the one who seeks the lost and…
On the night of his resurrection, Jesus appears to his disciples giving them peace and sending them in his name, in the power of the Holy Spirit to proclaim the…
Our Bishop Ken Ross preached to us on the start of Holy Week, reflecting on Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem. While we long for redemption, we do so wanting it…
This is the great "I AM" passage in which Jesus declares that He is God by using God's personal name for Himself that He declared to Moses at the burning…
The Feeding of the 5000. The only miracle that is recorded in ALL 4 Gospels. Jesus offers Himself as the true bread of eternal life which we receive through faith.
Jesus again confronts Satan and his demons. This time by casting out a demon from a mute man. Although Jesus calls Satan "the strong one,"Jesus is "the Stronger One." We…
Jesus heals the Canaanite woman's daughter who is demon possessed. This passage is a bit confusing on the surface and has been misinterpreted through the years. It is actually an…
Our culture has much to say about identity formation: look inwards and express outwards to achieve your identity in this world. The Bible says the opposite: look outward to God,…
Our good God, who made us male and female, created sex and marriage. He did so for procreation, for pleasure, for intimacy and for Gospel-signage that every Christian marriage is…
Our good God who made us physical beings in His image, made us male and female. That is to say He made women. He formed woman from man and for…
Our good God who made us physical beings in His image, made us male and female. That is to say He made men. The created order of making man first…
The good God created human beings in His image with physical bodies as male and female. The image of God means every person has intrinsic worth and value. Our bodies…
As Calvin stated, we cannot understand who we are as humans until we first look at God since He is our creator. What we find is that God is good,…
Three things happened at Jesus' baptism that were significant for Him, and for us today: the heavens parted, the Holy Spirit descended in the form of a dove, and the…

St. Stephen’s Day

December 26, 2021
On the 2nd Day of Christmas we remember Stephen, the first martyr of the Church. Stephen not only followed Jesus in suffering and dying, but in forgiving his persecutors. We…

Philippians 4:4-7

December 19, 2021
How do we live now on earth as citizens of heaven...knowing that the return of Christ is imminent?

Habakkuk 3

December 12, 2021
Habakkuk chapter 3 is one of the most beautiful prayers of faith in the Bible. Habakkuk declares his faith and rejoices in God no matter what suffering and persecution he…