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”

Who would you follow?

Art by Otto Elliger Chapter 21 Last week we got to the point where David and Jonathan realized that as long as David was around Saul he was not safe.  So now we are on a completely new journey that David sets out on completely on his own.  David’s first destination is a place called NobContinue reading “Who would you follow?”

Before You – Augustine

College can be a time of great opportunity.  Trying new things, meeting new people, and gaining experiences are all part of the joys of this time in your life.  However, in some instances, the opportunities presented to you are not always the best for you.  In many cases, these sorts of opportunities come to usContinue reading “Before You – Augustine”

Before You – Wesley

One of my favorite things about Wesley is the diversity of religious backgrounds that our students have.  We have people who grew up in the church, people who didn’t, Catholics, Methodists, and everything in between!  This allows for a really cool space where so many different viewpoints can be shared and everyone has something toContinue reading “Before You – Wesley”

Before You – Perpetua

How would you define your identity?  If you have not already sat down for an interview of any kind, I guarantee that one of the first things that they ask of you is to tell them about yourself.  Maybe you tell them about where you are from or some of your accomplishments.  But none ofContinue reading “Before You – Perpetua”