pictures speak a thousand words.
as we entered the church on sunday, everyone was given a cup. over the course of the sermon, we came to learn that the cup represented our lives. everything that's right and wrong, good and bad, smooth and rough...it's all in our cup. aren't we thankful that our cup is poured into christ's cup? how does that all work? Let's find out on this episode of table talk.
Can you believe it!?! This marks the fiftieth episode of the table talk podcast. quite an achievement...is achievement the right word?
As jesus entered the city, he looked like a king. everyone yelled "hosanna" which is an old word meaning "save us". do you greet jesus with those words? save me! from what?
sunday's sermon was a heavy one. let's unpack it together on this episode of table talk.
Happy Wednesday everybody!! Did you know that ketchup was sold as medicine in the 1830s? Will these random facts become a blog tradition? Who knows!
Prepositions and conjunctions are generally throw away words in today’s English. However, this causes us to miss out on really important meanings and applications when we read our Bibles. The keyword from this week was “with”. If discipleship could only be defined by two words, it would be “with Jesus”. Jesus appointed the 12 so that they could be with him, so that they could be sent, and that they may cast out demons. Whoa. Let’s talk about that, but even more, let’s be challenged by it and become better disciples and disciplers.
Woo, Table Talk blog! Josh here. Did you know that Rhode Island is the smallest state by area in the US, yet it has the longest official name??? I can’t really say there’s anything to me sharing that, other than I love random facts.
This week’s discussion took us through the sermon, Stretch Out Your Hand. Really, it’s a detailed observation of how Jesus interacts with sinners. He heals sin, he loves, he resets our expectations, and challenges us to shine His light in our dark places by stretching out our hands. I’ve got some stretching to do. Do you?
Oh! Here's the link to the book pastor nathan mentioned in this week's episode. It's called "Life and HOliness" by Thomas Merton. Click on the picture to head over to amazon. Pastor nathan talked about the chapter in this book titled "plaster saints", a great read!