All Saints Day Devotion:

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Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when he appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. – 1 John 3:2

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Daily Devotion: Women, Whiskey and Worship

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I hate being told what to do.

Even worse, I hate being told something is bad for me.

In my heady youth (18-23) my mantra was, “If it feels good, do it.” It’s my belief that if most people were honest with themselves, this is pretty much a universal tendency with all of us.

Consequently, I had a love/hate relationship with going to church, and I gave no time to moral contemplation and the like.

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Daily Devotion: And A Shot Rang Out in Memphis

Bible Readings for Monday April 4th, 2011 – The 4th Week of Lent *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 146 1. Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD, O my soul! 2. I will praise the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God all my life […]

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Sunday Devotion: David the Christ and Jesus Son of Anthropos

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Bible Readings for Sunday April 3rd, 2011 – The 4th Week of Lent *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. 1 Samuel 16:1-13 1. The LORD said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul? I have rejected him from being king over Israel. Fill your horn with oil and set out; […]

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Daily Devotion: The Day Abraham Met The Christ

Bible Readings for Tuesday March 15th, 2011 – The 1st Week of Lent *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 32 1. [Of David. A Maskil.] Happy are those whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. 2. Happy are those to whom the LORD imputes no iniquity, and in whose spirit […]

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Daily Devotion: Finding Christ in the Midst of a Tsunami

Bible Readings for Monday March 14th, 2011 – The 1st Week of Lent *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 32 1. [Of David. A Maskil.] Happy are those whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. 2. Happy are those to whom the LORD imputes no iniquity, and in whose spirit […]

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Daily Devotion: The Awesome Power of God’s Proclamation “Once for All”

Bible Readings for Thursday March 3nd, 2011 – The Week of The Transfiguration *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 2 1. Why do the nations conspire, and the peoples plot in vain? 2. The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and his […]

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Daily Devotion: The Free, Threefold Gift of God – Oil, Bread and Wine

Bible Readings for Wednesday March 2nd, 2011 – The 8th Week of Epiphany *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 104 1. Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, you are very great. You are clothed with honor and majesty, 2. wrapped in light as with a garment. You […]

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Daily Devotion: The Douchey Prophet and The Faithless Masses

That’s all well and good, however, in REAL LIFE I would never endanger my own interests for the interests of another. I have no guarantees that there will be any divine rescue on the other side of my actions. How am I to act compassionately towards others if I starve to death? Only a fool would have such faith…

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Sunday Devotion: The Ongoing Epiphany of Christ

Bible Readings for Sunday February 20th, 2011 – The 7th Week of Epiphany *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18 1. The LORD spoke to Moses, saying: 2. Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them: You shall be holy, for I the LORD […]

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