Not Your Ordinary Joe
A place at the table: NYOJoe 11
Jesus was a walking invitation to be at the table in the presence of God. Come to the table. Come to the party. There is a spot for you.
Buried treasure: The parable of the talents
We sometimes bury our treasure, saving it to purchase our ticket to heaven. Jesus encourages us to live into God's kingdom today.
Betrayed by a god that doesn’t exist
NYOJoe 009: Jesuss parable of the workers in the vineyard teaches that we often mistake Gods generosity as being unfair. Show notes Parable of the
Transitions, roles, and identity
NYOJoe 008: Rob Bells latest book reminded me of how transitions sometimes create identity crises. I knew who I was in that role, but now
Taking Thanksgiving with us
NYOJoe 007: Sometimes we move on from Thanksgiving far too quickly. This year, when we may be more excited than ever for whats next, lets
Descartes, Alzheimer’s and the soul
NYOJoe 005: What makes you, you? For a long time, I assumed it was the way we think, our personalities. But loving someone with Alzheimers
Backroads, monuments and the witness of Scripture
We don't study the Bible to know the Bible, but to know God and our place in God's story for the world.
The sound of grandmothers percolator reminds me of a special time. So I'm talking about a time machine, a percolator and a spot at the table.
Silence, complicity and LGBTQIA inclusion
A book on the church's silence about and complicity with racism, challenged me to no longer remain quiet about LGBTQIA inclusion in the church.