We are respectable people, right? We dress respectably. We act respectably. We speak respectably. We’re well-read, well-known, well-connected. well-adjusted, well-intentioned, well-informed, well-groomed, and, if we must say so ourselves, well-respected. We’re respectively respectably reputable.
Our scripture today comes near the end of Revelation. A lot has happened so far. Written to seven churches in what is now Turkey, this letter is an apocalyptic vision of great proportions. There are been beasts and armies, horsemen and plagues. And the whole question is who will win this struggle. Will it be […]
“These sheep don’t need a shepherd, they have fences,” story. 1982 Outspokin/TourMagination Anabaptist/ Mennonite history tour. (explain Outspokin) Today we leave the first book Luke wrote and jump into the middle of his second… “Acts of the Apostles.” The first book contains stories of who Jesus was and what he did while he was at […]