Like Seeds Being Poured Out (Matthew 28:16-20)

“Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing themContinue reading “Like Seeds Being Poured Out (Matthew 28:16-20)”

Hope on a Tightrope Sermon #Sketchnotes

Each week as I study, I take a lot of notes. Some of those notes I type into Evernote on my computer, and some of them I sketch out. The stuff that really stands out to me, the important quotes, and image-heavy ideas go down on paper. I love using sketchnotes as a way toContinue reading “Hope on a Tightrope Sermon #Sketchnotes”

Resurrection: Hope on a Tightrope (Matthew 28:1-10)

“After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb.” (Matthew 28:1) A Little Hope I don’t know about you but I am in need of some hope this week. I have had enough death to last me awhile. I’ve had itContinue reading “Resurrection: Hope on a Tightrope (Matthew 28:1-10)”

Cornel West – Hope on a Tightrope

  “The vocation of the intellectual is to turn easy answers into critical questions and to put those critical questions to people with power.” “The quest for truth, the quest for the good, the quest for the beautiful, all require us to let suffering speak, let victims be visible, and demand that social misery beContinue reading “Cornel West – Hope on a Tightrope”

Palm Sunday: Rivalry Encased in Death (Matthew 26:20-27:26)

“So when Pilate saw that he could do nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took some water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of this man’s blood; see to it yourselves.” Then the people as a whole answered, “His blood be on us and on our children!”Continue reading “Palm Sunday: Rivalry Encased in Death (Matthew 26:20-27:26)”