All posts by mkrabbe

I'm a wife, mom, grandma, pastor, writer, nerd, and grocery-store dancer.

Aren’t We There Yet?

Watch on YouTube Acts 1:6-14 Today we commemorate the Ascension, which might feel like just another normal day in the life of Jesus the Messiah.  We don’t make as big a deal of the Ascension as we do Easter when Jesus was raised from the dead, forty days before, though some churches do. In the ...

Dear Unknown God

What makes a good friend?

What Are People Capable Of?

Watch on YouTube Acts 7:55-60,  1 Peter 2:2-10, John 14:1-14 “Making people uncomfortable can now get you killed.”  This was the headline of a New York Times editorial earlier this week.[1]  As evidence of this harsh reality, the columnist listed several of the recent neighborhood shootings in which someone accidentally ended up in the wrong ...

Unexpected Disassembly

Watch on YouTube Luke 24:13-35 Did you ever have one of those days when so much happens that it feels like you’ve lived an entire week in a single day?  Yesterday was like that for me. I got up extra early to come meet the Love Sterling crew from Sterling College.  Coach Randy and his ...

Rumbling with Vulnerability

Jesus was a vulnerable leader who created safe space for questions and doubts.