A Life Altering Evening in Capernaum

“Go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”” Matthew 9:13 ESV First century housing and synagogue in Capernaum. Home to Jesus and Matthew.. How revealing this passage is to...

Sermon on the Mount

This is located very near to where it is believed “The Sermon on the Mount” was given. It is very near the northern most point of the Sea of Galilee where the Jordan river enters the lake. It’s walking distance to Capernaum. It’s a few hundred...

Israel Study Tour 2017 – Courage in the Promised Land

A few years back, I was part of a team of guys who went to Egypt to travel the way of the Exodus. It was an extraordinary trip.  We saw Cairo, cruised the Nile river, visited the museum..hung out at the Pyramids.. then we followed the path the Israelites took as they...

Fruitful Effects

The character of God is love, generosity, kindness, mercy, goodness, holiness. It makes sense to say if we are in Him and He is in us that we would begin to display these same kinds of characteristics. I think religion somehow pulls us out of that truth. It makes...

Holy Narcissisim – Wanting our own way

Wanting our own way.   1st Corinthians 10: 6-12 The ancient Israelites saw miracles, were set free from slavery and all their physical needs were met. They saw God’s wonder and grace. Yet they failed. A surprise to God, I doubt it. It is a picture of who we are...
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