Monthly Archives: August 2015

What the Heart Desires

on August 26, 2015 awareness, Discipleship and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments

Emily Dickinson once wrote:“The Heart wants what it wants – or else it does not care”. That is likely an accurate portrayal of so much of what prevails in our culture. The very nature of the prosperity gospel shapes and molds God into a heavenly Santa Claus dispatching our every wish. I am guessing that […]

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The Faithful Sower

on August 17, 2015 awareness, Discipleship, Mission and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments

In Mark 4:1-9 we have a parable from Jesus that the Bible I am reading this morning calls “The Sower.” But I want to focus on the opening of the story on an aspect of this that strikes me as “the faithful sower.” Jesus says, “Listen! A sower went out to sow.” At least three […]

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We Scatter the Seed.

on August 14, 2015 awareness, Discipleship and Tags: , , , , , , with 0 comments

I scattered the seed. I didn’t get as much harvest as I had hoped. Truthfully, as I sit this morning on my back porch I can see the final green in my tomato plants fading into the dried out brown from the heat. The rest of the garden is overgrown now with weeds. It was […]

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