Month: March 2018
Rejoicing and Rejection on the Way to Jerusalem
How could the same crowd say “Hosanna” on Sunday and “Crucify” on Friday? According to Luke, it wasn’t the same crowd.
Review of Steve Parr’s “The Coffee Shop that Changed a Church”
The Coffee Shop That Changed a Church: Discovering the Net Effect by Steve R. Parr My rating: 4 of 5 stars First off, full disclosure: Steve Parr is a friend. I’ve heard him speak on his “Why They Stay” research several times, and brought him to my church so they could hear it too. I’ve…
Day 301: Ten Lepers Left (Luke 17:11-19)
15 Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice; 16 and he fell on his face at Jesus’ feet, giving him thanks. Now he was a Samaritan. 17 Then Jesus answered, “Were not ten cleansed? Where are the nine? 18 Was no one found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?” 19 And he said to him, “Rise…
Grace Given on the Way to Jerusalem
Common grace and saving grace: how God uses one to lead us to the other.
On the Way to Jerusalem #2: Ultimate Urgency
Jesus said it’s a narrow door to Heaven. Do you know what the two keys are to that door?