Tuesday, February 25 – Reflections

Tuesday, February 25 – Reflections

Mark 9:2-8 The Transfiguration is a mystery, to say the least. But there are two kinds of mystery. One kind is mystery because we have not yet understood it. The other kind is mystery because we will never understand it. The Transfiguration is the second kind. Think...
Tuesday, February 25 – Reflections

Monday, February 24 – Reflections

Mark 8:31–9:1 When Jesus tells people he will be killed and rise again, Peter seems embarrassed. He takes Jesus aside to rebuke him. Jesus turns the tables and answers: Those who are ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of them the...
Tuesday, February 25 – Reflections

Sunday, February 23 – Reflections

Mark 8:27-30 When young John Wesley arrived in Savannah in 1735 to be a missionary to the Native Americans, August Spangenberg, a Moravian missionary who had arrived first, greeted him. He immediately asked Wesley, “Do you know Jesus Christ?” “I know that he is Savior...
Tuesday, February 25 – Reflections

Saturday, February 22 – Reflections

Psalm 51:6-7 God wants us to be honest—with ourselves, with each other, and with our Creator. You desire truth in the inward being, the psalmist sings (v. 6). But discovering our true self that was made in God’s image, that rests in the deepest part of our being,...
Tuesday, February 25 – Reflections

Friday, February 21 – Reflections

Psalm 51:1-3 Several years ago, I was standing in my driveway fighting off a panic attack. I felt a great pressure on my chest, and the heaviness extended to my very soul. I was at the crossroads of a decision to become a minister or to remain in a thriving law...