I never really thought much about it, until now. But, tonight was a really lonely night for Jesus. We love to talk about the cross, but at least His mother was there, and John showed up for that. But, what about the loneliness of Thursday. What a weird night that was. Many denominations typically have … More The Night Jesus Social Distanced
Every year I write a little blog post about the word of the year. Last year I was still working on the year before. The word was “Cut.” I felt like God laid it on my heart that my life was cluttered and much of what I needed to do in the past, I no … More “FREEDOM!”
Last time we focused on the beauty of this Biblical site. It is close to the sea of Galilee. It is actually right on it. Peter and Andrew probably moved here from Bethsaida where it says they were born, to live and work right on the water. This is an unlikely place that the Messiah … More What Happens In Capernaum, Stays in Capernaum!
Before I went to Israel, Capernaum was merely a word on a page. A man leading another tour who is a professor and even writes articles for a major Christian publication said something interesting to me. He said, “You learn so much, before I came here Capernaum was just a word on a page.” That … More Capernaum Not Just a Word!
When you seek to analyze something in an academic way and it happens to pertain to faith, and you are a person of faith, it might not be wise to use the word miracle, or refer to something as miraculous. But, when it comes to the Dead Sea Scrolls, I implore you to prove me … More The Miracle of the Dead Sea Scrolls!
On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. 2 Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples. 3 When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” 4 And Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does this have … More God Saves the Party at Cana (Israel Trip)
The mission at Chaplapreneur.com is to help the entire world to see Jesus more clearly. I have adopted this as my personal statement and it is the first part of the statement for a new church plant God is cooking up in my community. The conviction is that the clearer people are able to see … More To “See” Clearly
In the Year of …… (Luke 3) Chapter three starts by identifying the exact timing of these events. Those receiving this gospel letter would have recognized Luke’s list of people as important people of the time. There was a certain Caesar named Tiberius, a governor named Pontius Pilate. He mentions the religious leaders Annas and … More To Be Consumed with a Larger Reality!
Many years ago while reading a book titled, “A Tale of Three Kings,” by Gene Edwards, I realized there are only two types of leaders. This is not to say their are not thousands of different types of leadership, or different gift or talent mixes. What this means is there is an either/or principle … More Are you David or Saul?