The Fiery Face of God

The Fiery Face of God There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of a bush; he looked, and the bush was blazing, yet it was not consumed.” Exodus 3:2 Fire is an amazing phenomenon, almost like something outside of the rest of creation. Its sustenance requires three … Continue reading The Fiery Face of God

How Did I Miss That? Part 7: Resurrection is a Reoccurring Reality

How Did I Miss That? Part 7: Resurrection is a Reoccurring Reality Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. John 12:24 I do not know how I missed it, but resurrection is … Continue reading How Did I Miss That? Part 7: Resurrection is a Reoccurring Reality

Graduation: Death and Resurrection

Graduation: Death and Resurrection While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. Luke 24:36-37 Last week, my son moved out of his fraternity house. After four years at the University of … Continue reading Graduation: Death and Resurrection

The River, a Sugar Maple, and Jesus

The River, a Sugar Maple, and Jesus On either side of the river is the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, producing its fruit each month; and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations. Revelation 22:2 The image of time as a river is powerful for me. A … Continue reading The River, a Sugar Maple, and Jesus


Resurrection And the one who was seated on the throne said, “See, I am making all things new.” Revelation 21:5 Lately, I have been contemplating resurrection. Among the images conjured up by the word are revival, rejuvenation, and rebirth. Earlier this week, I got a call from a police detective. He was at my brother’s … Continue reading Resurrection