You know you've successfully launched a social revolution when even non-coffee drinkers like me are regularly heard saying, "Hey, wanna grab coffee this week?"
While other Jewish teachers were content to spend their time teaching in the synagogue, here is Paul sipping coffee at the ancient equivalent of a Starbucks in the ancient equivalent of Time Square in the ancient equivalent of New York City.
As a 6'-7" tall dude, I've had a hard time relating to Zacchaeus, the "wee little man" who couldn't see Jesus because of the crowd. In a crowd of people, I am the "tree" that many are trying to see around!
"Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and PROCLAIMING THE GOSPEL of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction. When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest … Continue reading Do Millennials Think Evangelism is Wrong?
The Work of Christmas by Rev Dr Howard Thurman (1899-1981) When the song of the angels is stilled, When the star in the sky is gone, When the kings and princes are home, When the shepherds are back with their flock, The work of Christmas begins: To find the lost, To heal the broken, To … Continue reading The Work of Christmas
She’s always bringing sweets to share. Maybe it betrays her own sweet tooth, but I think it reveals a sweet and giving heart. Yet, the story of how Tina started coming to MainStreet is much more bittersweet. I (Jeremy) heard the sad news on a snowy February day almost 3 years ago. Tina’s son … Continue reading Tina’s Story