Jesus in HD 158: What Does It Feel Like to be God?

[display_podcast]We are, as you well know, engaged in a fascinating election cycle -- one that I have been following with great interest.Last week, one prominent commentator told of the time when, shortly after the swearing-in of a relatively recent President, he asked him, “What does it feel like to be President?”His answer, in case you are interested, was this:“I suddenly realize that everything I say will profoundly affect something somewhere in the world.”As you will hear … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 157: Heavenly Chutzpah

[display_podcast]It’s been a tough week for our country. Riots at political rallies. An increasingly course discourse. Much angst in the world. And I know you are feeling it.Well, consider this PODCAST to be a bright and beautiful shot of much-needed adrenaline to your system, some refreshing encouragement from Jesus’ heart to yours.Let's begin our discussion with this: It is one of the most precious, and quite frankly priceless privileges in the entire Bible. I am referring to the on … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 156: The Most Profound Principle of Prayer I Have Ever Learned

[display_podcast]This week, I have been reading a fascinating book of historical fiction entitled,The Robe, by Lloyd C. Douglas.As you will hear in this PODCAST, in the book, Douglas records a conversation between Marcellus, son of a Roman Senator who has fallen out of favor with Emperor Tiberias, and Marcellus’ slave, Demetrius. The conversation goes like this: 'Demetrius'—Marcellus swept the sky with an all-inclusive arm—'do you ever believe in the gods?''If it is my master's wish, … [Read more...]

WWUTT: The Thief Comes to Steal, Kill, and Destroy?

Many of the Bible stories and verses we think we know, we don't! When We Understand the Text is an internet-based video ministry committed to righting some of the wrong understanding of scripture, all while advancing the gospel of Jesus Christ. Here's our latest video!In John 10:10, Jesus said, “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy.  I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.”  Often, when this verse gets quoted, the thief is described as the devil.  But, that’s no … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 155: The Very. Best. Thing

[display_podcast]Get ready for a well-deserved pat on the back, and a hearty, “Well done!”In addition to that, welcome to Luke’s heartwarmingly endearing introduction of two precious women: Martha and her sister Mary.As you are about to hear in this PODCAST, this delightful little story now brings us full circle in our discussion of the Return of the Seventy from their very first mission’s trip.You might remember that while debriefing their by-all-accounts exuberantly successful e … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 116: Is Your Bucket Empty?

[display_podcast]“I don’t know what is wrong with me”, she said.“No matter what I do or who I am with it is never enough.  I feel depleted and I don’t’ know what I need.   I over eat.  I drink too much.  I work like crazy.  I am a failure at exercise.  My husband isn’t meeting my needs.  What is my problem?”I have heard the story countless times as a Life Coach.It is the same story with men, but in a different vernacular.“I’m not enough for her.”“I work and work and still … [Read more...]


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