The Unexpected King

The Unexpected King

“And when he had said these things, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem…” God is so unexpected, and God shows up in the unexpected. And these times are so unexpected. In the midst of this pandemic, I’ve had the chance and the space to connect with God more than I...
Psalm 23

Psalm 23

A psalm of David. 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.2     He makes me lie down in green pastures,he leads me beside quiet waters,3     he refreshes my soul.He guides me along the right paths    for his name’s sake.4 Even though I walk    through the darkest...
I’m No Superman: Holy Spirit Ministry for the Rest of Us! – A Book Review

I’m No Superman: Holy Spirit Ministry for the Rest of Us! – A Book Review

Disclaimer: Mike Turrigiano is one of my favorite people in the Vineyard movement! Luke Geraty (his co-author) is a friend and kinda my boss here at Think Theology. What follows is my attempt to, none-the-less, provide an impartial, unbiased review of Pastor...
The Fruit of Our Lives

The Fruit of Our Lives

John 15:4-6 New Living Translation (NLT)Remain in me, and I will remain in you. For a branch cannot produce fruit if it is severed from the vine, and you cannot be fruitful unless you remain in me. “Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and...
3/23/19 Not So Among You!

3/23/19 Not So Among You!

Mark (p. 1786) “You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. Not so with you. (Books*) Jesus took the twelve aside again to remind them of His coming suffering and death...
People do theology

People do theology

This post is the result of some reflection I have been doing on insights I have gained from Abbot Jeremy Driscoll in his podcast on Theology at the Eucharistic Table. What follows is a mixture of some of his words and ideas, and some of my own. Since the thoughts are...