All posts by mkrabbe

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

Both Sides of the Coin

All the others gave what they’ll never miss; she gave extravagantly what she couldn’t afford—she gave her all. —Mark 12:44b MSG

What’s the Bottom Line?

Jesus replied, “The most important commandment is this: ‘Listen, O Israel! The Lord our God is the one and only Lord. And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength. ’The second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ No other commandment is greater than these.” Mark 12:29-31

The Legend of Blind Bart

Let’s ask Jesus to help us see – see how much he loves us, see him leading and guiding us, see people we might not be seeing, see people’s value despite how they seem on the outside, see how we can be legends.

Vive la Difference!

The disciples James & John ask for seats of honor in Jesus' kingdom. Jesus doesn't get mad at them for asking. He says, "Be different. Don't seek power, seek to serve."

The Anti Matter

Jesus' loving response to the man who asks, "What must I do to inherit eternal life?" is to tell him that there is one thing the man hasn't yet done. If you were the man, what would be your one thing that you need to let go?