Category Archive for: Coffee & Jesus

Coffee & Jesus #16

A WAY BACK HOME One of my favorite parables in the Bible is that of the prodigal son. Jesus tells this parable of a son that believed he could do it all on his own, asked for his inheritance and left home. As he is living on his own, he waste and squanders everything. He…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #15

LOVING THE DIFFICULT-TO-LOVE If we are honest with ourselves, I think that many of us can agree we are not always the easiest to love, right? There are probably times when you find it difficult to even love yourself. In Matthew 5, Jesus is speaking to those gathered around Him about love. Specifically He is…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #14

WHERE IS YOUR HOPE? At our weekly Thursday Night Bible Study, we are going through a series for Advent. This past Thursday we were talking and sharing about Hope. It got me thinking of a simple, yet deeply impactful question… Where does your hope come from? The answer to that question comes down to how…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #13

COFFEE & JESUS Just the other week, I had the great opportunity to speak at SHS FCA. As I was thinking more about it, I just really wanted to share the message the Lord had led me to speak on at FCA. I spoke from the passage in Luke 8 about a synagogue leader named…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #12

COFFEE & JESUS In Matthew 5, verses 14-16, Jesus is teaching the famous “Sermon on the Mount”. He informs us as Christians that we are the “light of the world”. To understand this, we need to understand where the light comes from. So for starters, Jesus is truly the light of the world (John 1:4,…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #11

COFFEE & JESUS “The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever.” 1 John 2:17 Have you ever wondered what the will of God actually is? Did you grow up believing that God’s will was for you to follow all the rules, memorize all the bible verses that…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #10

COFFEE & JESUS In Matthew 25, Jesus tells a parable about the “talents” or bags of gold. I will give you a brief summary. A man is going away on a trip and calls three of his servants to him. To the first, the man gives five talents (each one worth 20 years of wages).…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #9

COFFEE & JESUS A couple months ago, we went through a sermon series “When Pigs Fly”. The series focused on God doing the impossible and about us believing in miracles. Our Pastor preached one morning from 1 Samuel 1 about the miracle of Hannah being blessed with a child. The message was great but I…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #8

COFFEE & JESUS “There is no one righteous, not even one...Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin.” (Romans 3:10,20) For much of our lives we may have been told that righteousness is earned. That if you…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #7

COFFEE & JESUS Acts 16:11-15 In the passage above we read about the conversion of a lady named Lydia in the city of Philippi. This is great just in itself but then as you dig deeper and look at the timing and direction of the Lord’s plan that leads Paul & his companions to this…Read More