The Kingdom Already in our Midst: A Recipe for Gratitude

 (Luke 17:11-19) In the Bible “Lepers” come up a lot. Even before I knew anything about Christianity, I associated Lepers with the Bible. The closest I had ever gotten to leprosy, as far as I knew, was when a born-again friend in high school invited me to her church’s “passion play.” The refurbished warehouse church…

Charles’ Story: A Recipe for Connection

(Jeremiah 1:4-10 and Isaiah 58) Dick, the handsome young gentleman here in the front row, he told me that I have the worst job in the world. He said that you couldn’t pay him enough money to do what I do. And its kind of a funny thing for HIM to say, since he’s this…