July 15: 1 Kings 19:1-18, 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 | Silence Why should I pray when it seems God is not responding? What should I do during those “dry” times in my spiritual journey when I don’t feel God’s presence? Sometimes
July 8: Luke 11:5-13, Gen. 18:22-33 | Prayer Why should I keep praying? How does prayer help God? Does prayer change God’s mind? God’s will for humanity was always for us to be partners in His creative and redemptive work.
July 1: James 1:2-3 | Pain If God is love, why do people suffer? How can we possibly “find it all joy” as scripture suggests in the face of life’s senseless and devastating tragedies?
June 24: Romans 8:28-30 | Will Do we have free will, or all things predestined by God? If we do have free will, how can the prophets predict the actions of people in advance?
June 17: Mark 12:41-44 | Go Big or Go Home In the world, it often seems that the giver with the deepest pockets gets the glory. Jesus teaches his disciples that God values those small gifts that are accompanied by
June 10: Matthew 25:14-30 | Whoever Dies With The Most Toys Wins It seems that the harder we strive after material things, the more elusive they become. Jesus seems to teach that the converse is true: the more lightly we
June 3: Matthew 6:19-33 | Money Can’t Make You Happy At the heart of this passage is the simple observation “Where your treasure is, there your heart shall be also.” Too often, we live this truth backwards, drawing our money
May 27: Genesis 2:4-17 | 10% Belongs to God As this new chapter in the creation account unfolds, God creates humans and gives us our purpose: to care for that which He has created. The story seems to imply that
May 20: Ezekiel 37:1-14 | Dry Bones – Jonathan Kleppinger Ezekiel is given a vision by God of a wind bringing life and sinew to dry bones. The vision is a symbol of God’s spirit at work bringing new life to
May 13: 1 John 5:1-12 | How Do We Know We Love God’s Children? Any reader of John’s gospel or letters will be familiar with the knack he has for turning ideas on their heads. We know that love for God