Heard him on a late-night PBS show a couple nights back. I’d seen the posters around town. Good stuff. This morning, enjoy Tallest Man on Earth:
In his book The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell references a study done by the people who created Sesame Street in which children were observed as they watched the show to see when they turned their heads and lost interest. The study showed children lost interest in the show, not when there wasn’t something exciting happening […]
Saint Patrick, for whom todays Catholic holiday is named, was not born Irish. His parents were Romano-British and deacons at the local church. At sixteen Patrick was kidnapped by Irish raiders and taken to Ireland as a slave. He escaped his captives, snuck aboard a ship and made his way back to Britain. When he […]
Matthew is a book written for a Jewish audience. Jesus makes multiple references to Himself as the one prophesied, and even talks about being held up, as Moses held up a serpeant that became a rod. Matthew is intentionally hilighting the parts of Jesus life and teaching that will make it easier for the Jews […]
As a guy who writes books and teaches for a living, I’ve definitely got some ideas. But reading this morning in John 7, I was brought back to the truth that, well, what I’ve got to teach really isn’t that important. What I need to do is relay information that has existed for centuries, truths […]
In John 7, Jesus decides to go to Galilee and avoid Judea because the Jews in Judea were hatching a plan to kill Him. I often turn my faith into voodoo like seances and emotion-filled prayers in seeking God’s will, while Jesus Himself just uses common sense. I’m not going to Judea, He says, because […]
Jesus said “I do not receive glory from people. I know that you do not have the love of God within you.” If there was ever a statement that invited trust, it’s this one. In a sense, Jesus is saying “I don’t need you to affirm me. I’m not looking to you for any kind […]
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