John 21 and What Peter Needed to Hear

Here is my sermon on John 21. It struck me how much Jesus worked with Peter and helped him to have confidence that he would follow Jesus. I think Peter was afraid to make any promises to Jesus, considering how passionate he was about his devotion the night of the last supper.

We Can’t Reach Something We Are Afraid to Touch

[13] He went out again beside the sea, and all the crowd was coming to him, and he was teaching them. [14] And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he rose and followed him. [15] And as […]

Unifying spread out communities

Unity within a spread out group like a multi-site church. that was one of the main topics last week at One Life Core. These are my notes on the night and some of my own commentary. A shared language and shared ideals help people that aren’t together all the time keep unity with one another. […]