Jesus said, “I did not come to bring peace.” What the heck? – John Talkin’ Jesus in a Jetta w/Java

Take a ride with John and his Jetta and talk about Jesus. In this episode, John talks through something Jesus said that seems a little off. Jesus said he did not come to bring peace, but division. Weird, eh? Let’s talk about it!   Video   Audio https://archive.org/download/jjj-2019aug18/jjj-2019aug18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Mary & Martha

John Talkin’ Jesus in a Jetta with Java Take a ride with John in his Jetta and hear about a time when Jesus went to a banquet at the home of Mary and Martha. There are deep lessons in this moment in Jesus’ life if you understand the culture. More astounding than Mary not helping […]

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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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Are you ready for 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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