Jewish Hope and Pentecost

Jewish Hope and Pentecost   Pentecost as fulfillmentWhen speaking of the theme of promise and fulfillment in relation to Pentecost most would point to Jesus’s words, in Luke, “I am sending upon you what my Father promised; so stay here in the city until you have...

Bringing a Giggle to the Heart of God

Bringing a Giggle to the Heart of God ,Cease striving and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth. Psalms 40:10 When I was a around 7 years old, I would help my dad fix things around the house. I wanted to build a porch...

Times of Preparation in Paul’s life

Times of Preparation in Paul’s life In the middle of the book of Acts, the Apostle Paul dominates the pages of the New Testament. We focus on his teachings, but sometimes we fail to see the spiritual insight woven into the tapestry of his Christian experience....

Grace, Study, and My Story

Grace, Study, and My Story I am known as that guy who likes books. If I were a martial artist, I would be an black belt in book-fu. If I were a comic book superhero, I would be Batman but that’s for other reasons. In any case, I do love books and If you grew up with...

Preaching as Mystical Event

Preaching as Mystical Event INTRODUCTIONWhen I was young in the faith. I had the pleasure of being mentored by an evangelist, named Algernon Tenyson. Yes, He was my black old brother and I was his young tag-along (affectionately known as white chocolate). He taught me...