This weekend at Bay Area we are talking about how to lead your family spiritually. As you probably know this isn't always as easy as it would seem. Parenting is difficult. Family is never perfect. Much grace is required. At the same time we need a plan, we need partners, and we need tools and … Continue reading How to Lead Your Family Spiritually
Happy Shavuot! (Pentecost Pictures)
Today is Shavuot (Pentecost). As disciples of Jesus we celebrate the giving of the Holy Spirit in Acts 2. Shavuot is a holy day commanded by the LORD (Leviticus 23:15-16) that commemorates the giving of Torah (Exodus 19-20:23). The giving of the Law. The giving of the Spirit. Pentecost pictures. Jeremiah 31:33 (ESV) 33 For … Continue reading Happy Shavuot! (Pentecost Pictures)
How will we know the Messiah when he comes?
I often think about what it might have been like to be a person of faith living before the birth of Jesus Christ. Instead of looking back at Bethlehem in faith as we do now, people looked forward to the birth of the Messiah in faith. How would they know him when he arrived? The … Continue reading How will we know the Messiah when he comes?