Signs: Make History! Don't Be History!

August 13, 2017

Matthew 5:1-12

This bumper sticker on a public garbage can in Chicago brought to mind the calling of the disciples by Jesus. In essence, he was calling them to walk out of their ordinary lives and change the world. Jesus still calls people to this great mission.

Signs: Whoops! Wrong Way!

August 6, 2017

Matthew 3:7-10

This sign in a hotel out in Chicago reminded me of the grace of God that allows us to stop and make U-turns in our journey. In fact, God expects us to need these U-turns as we learn and grow in faith and grace.

Signs: Authorized Agent

July 30, 2017

John 6:26-27

This was on a door in the city of Chicago at an insurance agency. The Common English Bible uses the words “Authorized Agent” in describing Jesus’ mission and Paul picks up on that as our calling as well.

Become Love

July 2, 2017

Mark 12:28-34

When the scribe recognizes that to love one’s neighbor as one’s self is greater than all the burnt offerings and sacrifices, Jesus tells him that he is not far from the kingdom of God.