The Complete Jesus–Mallory Patrick

Today’s post is by my sister-in-law, Mallory Patrick! *** “Behold, I cast out demons, and I do cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I shall be perfected” (Luke 13:32) Many believers focus on Jesus’ pre-Cross ministry, which included visible, miraculous healings and miracles. But in this verse, Jesus says that His coming was…

Had You for a Minute, Didn’t I?

I don’t believe in prayer. I believe in the One who answers prayer.   I don’t seek blessings. I seek the Blesser.   I don’t go to church. I gather with those who are the church.   I don’t believe in the power of words. I believe in the Word.   I don’t seek the…

Breaking the Mold

I hear a lot of talk about how to “do church.”  There isn’t space to explore all the intricacies of this topic here.  And the conversation often yields more questions than answers.  What’s on my mind is John the Baptist and Jesus.  John the Baptist was certainly cool.  Here’s this shaggy guy ministering out in…

He Cannot Disown Himself

“After all, no one ever hated his own body, but he feeds and cares for it, just as Christ does the church—for we are members of his body” (Ephesians 5:29, 30).             It is a privileged position to be Jesus’s body.  But what do we mean by saying we are…