In Vision

In Vision

From the beginning, Peter was all in. Jesus said to leave everything, and he did. From early on, Peter said what he thought, when he thought it, and how he thought it. And the “it” was usually his opinion about how things should go. Jesus did not hesitate to set him...
Stories of Jesus…Do You Love Me?

Stories of Jesus…Do You Love Me?

Based on John 21 I should have just kept my big mouth shut. If only I hadn’t promised to stay with him to the end. If only I hadn’t turned on him. If only I’d known what to say when he appeared in the room that first time. Every time I’ve seen him since he came back,...
Where It All Begins

Where It All Begins

“I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine.” –Song of Songs 6:3 NIV This morning didn’t begin very well. It didn’t get better as the day progressed either. In fact, it got worse. You know what it’s like…as if the relevant parts of your world decide to be...
Seeing Beyond the Tangled Mess

Seeing Beyond the Tangled Mess

“Simon, son of John, do you love me?” “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” “Shepherd my sheep.” –from John 21:16 NASB When I was 16, I spent some time with my sister’s in-laws at their house on a lake. One huge draw was the ski boat. We spent some fun but...