Monday Matters: Jesus as King, part 3

Kingship reflects power and authority. The two words are intimately connected – if you have power, you probably have authority in some realm.  And if you have authority, you also have a type of power. How do you use your power?  The power you have right now.  You...

Monday Matters: Jesus as King, part 2

By Jean-Marie Jobs The terms “king” and “kingship” are common biblical words, occurring over 2,500 times in the Old Testament and 275 times in the New Testament. The terms are applied not only to human rulers but also to God. The concept of the...

Monday Matters: Jesus as King

By Jean-Marie Jobs Naming is a way of framing or setting context, an expectation – a mental map of another person. We use names like brother, sister, pastor, friend, mom, dad, etc… in addition to our own personal names.  Most of us carry multiple names, and each...

Monday Matters: Identity Theft – Isolation

We were created and designed for relationship, for community. Designed to operate as a body, a family, where we, as children, co-create with our Father. Romans 8:15-17 says: “For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the...

Monday Matters: Identity Theft – Fear

Matthew 10:30-31 “Even the very hairs on your head are numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.” NIV When was the last time you counted the number of hairs of the head of someone you love? Probably not a common occurrence. It would be...