Getting There

And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” Mark 1:17 ESV From Oswald Chambers’ My Utmost for His Highest: Getting There One of the greatest hindrances in coming to Jesus is the excuse of temperament. We make our temperament and our natural affinities barriers to coming to … More Getting There

Jesus chooses a motley crew

Mark 3:1-19 is the passage we read today. Here is some help from Jeff Miller, “A Follower’s Calling” found at Jesus chooses a motley crew of followers: Four blue collar fishermen, one hated tax-collector, one radical member of a violent political party, one doubter, and one betrayer (known to Jesus). We know virtually nothing … More Jesus chooses a motley crew

One-Way Jiaozi

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”  John 14:6 One passion of mine is international ministry.  One year, I had a Chinese couple in my Bible study group who were intrigued with the Christian message and especially with the … More One-Way Jiaozi

Escape From Futility

Ephesians 4:17-21    Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. 18 They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart. 19 They have become … More Escape From Futility