From the top, to the bottom, to the top.

1 Samuel: Chapter 29 and 30 So far as we look at the story of David, one of the main themes is that God is in complete control of David and his path to the crown.  This is going to be extremely relevant to our story today.  We pick up in chapter 29.  If youContinue reading “From the top, to the bottom, to the top.”

Hidden Gems: Giants?

image from https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/giant-human-skeleton-photographs/ For the past few weeks we have been running through some hidden gems in the bible.  These are stories that we often overlook but when we take a minute to give them attention, we find that they are actually quite valuable.  Today is going to be our last installment of this seriesContinue reading “Hidden Gems: Giants?”

Overwhelming Grace…from Abagail and David

Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577 – 1640) 1 Samuel Ch. 25-26 Chapter 25 As we move forward in our story of David, we pick up today in a strange point in the timeline.  David has been on the run for quite some time now.  However, as we saw last week, David actually had the chance toContinue reading “Overwhelming Grace…from Abagail and David”

Hidden Gems: Elisha

WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Has there ever been a time when someone was making fun of you and you wished you could just make that person disappear?  At the snap of a finger everyone making jokes at your expense would be gone just like that.  While this is not exactly how it happened, today we are goingContinue reading “Hidden Gems: Elisha”

Wesley Leadership – Ben

WOOHOO WESLEY!  My name is Ben Jaksick and let me just start by saying that I miss everyone so much. But let me just warn you about this, the joy and excitement that we will experience on our first day back at the Wesley House will be so amazing, that Mr. Wesley himself might comeContinue reading “Wesley Leadership – Ben”

to kill or not to kill…

Pietro Antonio Magatti Our focus this week 1 Sam 23 with supplemental Psalms 31 and 1 Sam 24 with supplemental Psalm 63 Chapter 23 In 1 sam 32 we see David as a leader of a group of ragtag people from the wilderness doing what he knows how to do at this point. He isContinue reading “to kill or not to kill…”

Why go to church?

Anna and Ali Hi Wesley!! My name is Anna Mug, and I will be a senior this fall (WOW!) I’ve been a part of Wesley since the very first Tuesday of freshman year. (Thanks Ali Garrett for taking me to the first house party!!!)  Over the past three years, Wesley has meant a lot ofContinue reading “Why go to church?”