Peace on Earth?

Peace on Earth?

I know I shouldn’t be admitting this… Luke 13:18-21 Reference: Again he asked, “What shall I compare the kingdom of God to? (‭Luke‬ ‭13‬:‭20‬ NIV) Explore: I’ve really been challenged lately not to yell in my family as much. I know I shouldn’t be admitting this, but yes I do yell. My children seem to…

Unbelievable Beliefs

Unbelievable Beliefs

For someone to believe that another person is less than them… Luke 13:10-17 Reference: Indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, the synagogue leader said to the people, “There are six days for work. So come and be healed on those days, not on the Sabbath.” (‭Luke‬ ‭13‬:‭14‬ NIV) Explore: There are times when…

Leave It All Behind

Leave It All Behind

Preparation does not kill a dream. Luke 13:6-9 Reference: “ ‘Sir,’ the man replied, ‘leave it alone for one more year, and I’ll dig around it and fertilize it. (‭Luke‬ ‭13‬:‭8‬ NIV) Explore: There are times in our lives when we have to make some big decisions. Moving house, a new job or moving state;…

Faith Classes

Faith Classes

The most common one is, “When will I ever use this in real life?” Psalm 86:1-17 Reference: Teach me your way, Lord, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. (‭Psalm‬ ‭86‬:‭11‬ NIV) Explore: In primary school you have great respect for your teachers. They…

Bethany Wake’s life

Bethany Wake's life

Did she deserve to die at such a young age? Luke 13:1-5 Reference: Or those eighteen who died when the tower in Siloam fell on them—do you think they were more guilty than all the others living in Jerusalem? (‭Luke‬ ‭13‬:‭4‬ NIV) Explore: I recently heard Bethany Wake’s parents speak on suffering. These are parents…

Solving Your Problems

Solving Your Problems

There is great power in talking through your problems. Luke 12:54-59 Reference: “Why don’t you judge for yourselves what is right? (‭Luke‬ ‭12‬:‭57‬ NIV) Explore: In my position as a chaplain, people would often come to speak to me about the issues they were going through. To begin with I felt a great deal of…

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