Monthly Archives: August 2013

A Joyous Reality

One of my favorite passages in the New Testament comes in the first chapter of Acts upon Jesus’ ascension into heaven.  As Luke describes the scene, he notes that two angelic beings arrive and speak to those watching the ascension, saying: “Men of Galilee, why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same […]

Life as a Body

I grew up in church, so it’s not like I lack exposure to the apostle Paul’s great metaphor for the church, the body of Christ. I’m quite certain I’ve heard more Sunday School lessons, sermons, devotionals, etc. than I can count regarding Paul’s assertion that each member of the faith family has been gifted to […]