2 Samuel 11:1-6; 14-15 So many of our problems in life stem from the consequences of poor choices we have made. This passage challenges us to think about the consequences of our actions instead of simply following our impulses.
2 Samuel 7:1-13 Sometimes we want to play the big, important role in God’s kingdom. But God’s plan can be very different for us. In this passage King David wants the honor of building God a temple where all of Israel can come and worship. But God tells David that his son Solomon, and not […]
Mark 6:14-29 This story of John the Baptist’s confrontation with King Herod shows how disastrous it can be to try too hard to impress others. This week we talk about how to stay true to your own faith and values.
2 Corinthians 12:2-10 We all suffer some kind of challenge in our lives. Paul talks about a physical ailment that made his ministry difficult. He asked God to take it away, but God never did. This passage challenges us to think about what we can learn about ourselves and about God as we try to […]
Mark 5:21-43 When people ask God for something, how does that really work? This passage tells a story about a man desperate t find medical help for his dying daughter. It challenges us to reconsider the idea of asking God to help us with a serious situation.