Lessons From Luke

Jesus lived with others in mind. That’s a theme from Luke and the entire New Testament. The challenge for His followers is to rely on Him so that we can […]

The Good Samaritan

The story of the Good Samaritan is found only in the gospel of Luke but is probably the most familiar parable that Jesus taught. Despite how many, even secular sociologists, […]

Paradox Principles for Life

There are several times that the Bible uses paradoxes as teaching tools.  A paradox is “a statement that seems contradictory or absurd but is actually valid or true.”  Pastor Gary […]

Relatable Like Jesus

Jesus had a unique way of loving and relating to people so that both sinful, secular people and righteous, religious people were drawn to Him.  He had a wonderful way […]

Dead Man Talking

There is a little obscure village in Israel called Nain. It’s only mentioned one time in the entire Bible (Luke 7), and it’s the location of a miraculous event where […]

Healing Soul and Body

Life can take a toll on a person’s soul and body. Such was the case of a man in the Bible who desperately needed help.  He had four friends who […]

Lessons from Nazareth

Jesus grew up in Nazareth and returned there at the beginning of His ministry to teach in the synagogue.  When He read a Messianic passage from the book of Isaiah […]

God Remembers His Oath

Have you ever thought that God was silent in your life—indifferent about what you might be going through? There was a time in Biblical history when God was silent for […]