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Stormy Beginnings

Stormy Beginnings

There’s a problem with how we often tell these stories from the beginning of Genesis, in the church. We start with the story of the Fall, by which we mean the story of how two individual people, Adam and Eve, individually chose do to a bad thing. That’s a story in...
The Promise of Passover

The Promise of Passover

Tell the whole community of Israel that on the tenth day of this month each man is to take a lamb for his family, one for each household.  If any household is too small for a whole lamb, they must share one with their nearest neighbor, having taken into account the...

Open Your Eyes

Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.” -from Exodus 14 At midnight, the...

Water To Wine

{As published in the Wilmington News Journal on July 25th, 2014} Jesus did this, the first of his signs, in Cana of Galilee, and revealed his glory; and his disciples believed in him. -John 2:11 The first of Jesus’ signs was revealed at a wedding. Jesus and his mother...

Is Everyone Saved?

All who sin apart from the law will also perish apart from the law, and all who sin under the law will be judged by the law. For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous in God’s sight, but it is those who obey the law who will be declared...