Redeeming the Serpent

    Israel found itself in the wilderness complaining against God for his ways of redeeming them. For the mundane activities he had them take part in (i.e., walking around in circles). Side note: If you and I were led in the wilderness for 40 years we would...

“Life From the Serpent and Through the Son” John 3.14-21

For the last three weeks of this season of Lent, we have been focusing on the need to reflect and repent in our lives. I have to admit, it has been a little difficult for me to walk through these very difficult passages of dying to self and Jesus’ challenge to the...

The Epiphany

Yesterday was what the church has celebrated as The Epiphany. Did you know that? Neither did I. I have found that in an effort for genuine piety, us evangelicals have famished ourselves from the richness of years of tradition. I am starting to re-discover some of the...

Eleven Appearances of Jesus

In an effort to make our faith secure, Jesus appeared to his disciples on eleven distinct occasions. Here they are: 1. Mary Magdalene alone (Mk 16; Jn 20.14) 2. The woman returning from the tomb (Mt 28.9-10) 3. Simon Peter alone (Lk 24.34) 4. Two disciples on the way...