Unexpected Grace

Text: 1 Samuel 15:34-35 – 16:13 For at least one more week I want to draw out some hidden treasures before coming back to the New Testament. This is a story of Samuel’s anointing of David. A powerful story about unexpected grace… about how God sees us, and how we are often too hasty to jump […]

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Like Everyone Else

1 Samuel 8:4-11 There is a story buried deep in the Old Testament that we don’t often hear, but it bears not only repeating, but has a lot of wisdom in its few short verses. It’s a story about Samuel, one who bridges the gap between a judge and a prophet. We know Samuel for […]

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Can These Bones Live?

Ezekiel 37 Pentecost Sunday is usually a vibrant celebration in the Christian calendar. The gift of the Holy Spirit, as some call it “the birthday of the church” is cause for celebration. Vibrant reds, upbeat music, and the story of the great power of the Holy Spirit blowing through the disciples and giving them the […]

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