Out of the Salt Shaker

When people have been following God for a long time, it’s easy to stay in our bubbles. Most of the time, we don’t like to be challenged. But God has called us to make a difference in our world. We have to get out of our bubbles. Or out of the saltshaker. Jesus says we […]

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unlikely evangelist

No one in Israel would have said that the person to follow to a rabbi would be a Samaritan woman adulteress. The only people that she would have been able to lead anywhere were people who knew her and saw what that rabbi had done for her. People in and out of church know all […]

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harvesting happens year round

Jesus is sitting on the edge of a well. His disciples are standing around him. They are holding sandwiches. He is holding forth. Do you know, he says, what fills my belly more than those sandwiches you are holding? Do you know what makes me get up in the morning, what so captivates me that […]

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