With Jesus in the Storm

We all want Jesus to calm our storms in life, but often he waits. The fisherman-disciples panicked when Jesus didn’t calm their storm at sea. Rembrandt masterfully paints the various reactions on the boat in the storm. Let’s look in the Gospel story and Rembrandt’s meditation and painting on it to understand better our personal storms and how we react to them.

A-B-I-D-E: The Experience of Knowing Christ Today

What does it really mean to know Christ today? Knowing Christ is not mere head knowledge about the Bible and Christian doctrine. Nor is it just having emotions. To know the Lord Jesus Christ certainly includes intelligent thinking and having feelings, but it is primarily a spiritual experience with the reality of the living God.…

Disciplines for Life in Christ

Together, by interacting with God’s grace, we can be with Jesus and become like him. Disciplines for the spiritual life help us “abide” in Jesus and bear fruit, to connect deeply with him and to become more loving like he is (John 15:1-17). There is a great variety of disciplines for life in Christ that help us to grow in the love, joy and peace of God.