Contributed on Jan 12, 2014
It was just a day at the beach but it was also the beginning of Christianity, when Jesus went from being simply a teacher to the leader and founder of a movement.
A Day at the Beach: the Beginning This time of year it’s easy for our minds to drift to warmer climes and the beach. If you close your eyes you can almost envision the turquoise water, the white sand and a palm tree that you can lean back on. I love being close to the water. Maybe ...read more
Contributed on Jan 19, 2014
This is message is about Peter going from an observer to a participant.
A Day at the Beach Because you say so Have you ever been tired? I mean, dead beat tired? They had fished all night and caught nothing, nada, zip and they were exhausted, but there was still work to do. The nets had to be washed to get the seaweed and guck out and everything had to be put away ...read more
Contributed on Jan 26, 2014
Every day at the beach isn't a day at the beach, this message looks at how Jesus wants to be the master of our lives
It was a dark and stormy night. I’ve always wanted to start a story like that. The wind howled blowing the top off the breakers before they crashed back into the troughs below. The darkness was broken by momentary streaks of light as the clouds raced across the face of the full moon. ...read more
Contributed on Feb 2, 2014
It seems that Jesus travels to the Gerasense for a specific purpose.
It wasn't your typical day at the beach. Instead of beach umbrellas, lounge chairs and a sandcastle, we have a cemetery, a violent man, the supernatural, outraged citizens and pigs. And I'm pretty flexible, especially about beaches, but I draw the line at pigs on the beach. This is week four ...read more