Don’t Worry About the Weeds (the Parable of the Wheat and the Tares)

Join John talkin’ Jesus in his Jetta with Java as we walk through the parable of the wheat and the tares. Letting this parable work on you will change the way you move through your life. Video Audio https://archive.org/download/parable-of-the-wheat-and-tares-MP3/parable-of-the-wheat-and-tares-MP3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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The Curious Case of the Sloppy Sower

Talkin’ Jesus with John in his Jetta with java. In this episode, John digs into the Parable of the Sower. Go for a ride with John and explore this famous parable. Video Audio https://archive.org/download/TheCuriousCaseOfTheSloppySower/The-Curious-Case-of-the-Sloppy-Sower.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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The parable of the prodigal son is not about the prodigal son.

Jesus told a parable about a son who went away and spent his inheritance. That’s where the name comes from. But the parable is really about the father, first and foremost. And it’s a parable that tells us about the creator of the universe. Video Audio https://archive.org/download/parable-prodigal-son/parable-prodigal-son.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Am I willing to enter joy? I meant to write about fairies, but something else happened.

I wrote something I didn’t intend to write. It felt important to me. I post this in the interest of “putting it out there.” Here’s what happened: On most days, I free write for 20 minutes as part of my morning routine. It’s an adaptation of “morning pages” from Julia Cameron’s most excellent book, “The […]

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The Long Road to Bethlehem

It’s a pull-no-punches Advent devotional. If you are looking for the literary equivalent of Precious Moments porcelain figures, you probably should look somewhere else. Advent is a season of repentance and preparation for celebrating the birth of the Christ child. If you want your faith, your view of yourself, and your view of life to […]

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I Was Looking on the Floor…

If you are continually frustrated with something in your life, the answer may not be to try harder. You might have to look at it in a different way altogether. Video Audio https://archive.org/download/IWasLookingOnTheFloor/IWasLookingontheFloor.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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