All posts by mkrabbe

Paul’s Directions for Christ’s Disciples

Love from the center of who you are; don’t fake it. Run for dear life from evil; hold on for dear life to good. Be good friends who love deeply. Practice playing second fiddle. Don’t burn out; keep yourselves fueled and aflame. Be alert servants of the Master, cheerfully expectant. Don’t quit in hard times; ...

God at the Theater: Big Fish

In the musical "Big Fish," William Bloom is on a quest to find out what's real and true about his father Edmund's stories. We too search for what is real and true in our lives and in the world.

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #5: The Body

We know so much more about how our bodies work now than the Bible writers did, but that doesn't change our understanding that our bodies are a gift from God. God knows our bodies because He created everything including our bodies, and then even became flesh and dwelt among us (John 1:14). How does knowing Jesus make a difference in how we view and treat our bodies?

Sterling College Sunday

We were so excited and blessed to have the Sterling College Choirs singing in our worship service last Sunday (September 23, 2018), as we gave thanks to God for the gift of higher education, for Sterling College, and for the gift of beautiful music! The choir and Highland Singers are directed by Marisa Callan. The ...

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #4: Holy Spirit

Our question we’re asking each week in this series is, “How is Jesus making a difference in my life?” This week I have a very simple, straightforward answer. How?  By faith.

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #3: Technology

Read Psalm 24, John 13:31-35 here. Listen here:  Sociologist Daniel Bell said, “Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.”[1] Can you imagine life before someone figured out how to make fire? All they had to eat was salad and sushi. Can you imagine life before they invented the wheel? It was such ...

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #2: Money

Read Matthew 19:16-30, Deuteronomy 15:7-11 here. Listen here:  You’ve probably heard this old joke:  The pastor stood before the congregation and said, "I have bad news, I have good news, and I have more bad news." The congregation got quiet. "The bad news is: the church needs a new roof!" the pastor said. The congregation ...