by The Rev’d Nancy Rowe. Jesus was a Jewish teacher, who taught people how to live their lives in relationship with God and each other. He did this by both the words that he spoke and the example of his own life. People could not help being attracted to the promise of a life where… Read More The Footprints
In Mark’s Gospel, right after his baptism by John and temptation in the wilderness, Jesus heads to the area of Galilee and calls his first four disciples. They are fishermen. But hear how it goes. He approaches, say “Follow me and I will make you fish for people” and IMMEDIATELY they leave what they are… Read More This Ain’t No Jedi Mind Trick
Jesus was able to connect to the people of his community first because he demonstrated that he understood their situation and their needs and he helped them, then he offered them the Good News of the Gospel. Jesus proved that if you want to attract someone to your message, you need to first speak his… Read More Empty Bank Accounts Made Full!