NYOJoe 011: Jesus was a walking invitation to be at the table in the presence of God. Come to the table. Come to the party. There is a spot for you.
Category: Not Your Ordinary Joe
A podcast about what it means to live as a follower of Jesus in the real world… here… now. No easy answers allowed.
NYOJoe 010: Far too often we bury the treasure we are given so we’ll have it to purchase our ticket to heaven. A story Jesus tells, encourages us to live into God’s kingdom today.
NYOJoe 009: Jesus’s parable of the workers in the vineyard teaches that we often mistake God’s generosity as being unfair.
NYOJoe 008: Rob Bell’s latest book reminded me of how transitions sometimes create identity crises. I knew who I was in that role, but now I’m not so sure. In this episode, I’m talking about change, our titles, and knowing who we are.
NYOJoe 007: Sometimes we move on from Thanksgiving far too quickly. This year, when we may be more excited than ever for what’s next, let’s remember to take thanksgiving with us.
NYOJoe 006: Serious issues in the world can steal our joy. Let’s explore how we can acknowledge the seriousness of what’s going on in the world and maintain our joy at the same time.
NYOJoe 005: What makes you, you? For a long time, I assumed it was the way we think, our personalities. But loving someone with Alzheimer’s has me reconsidering that. So let’s think about Descartes, Alzheimer’s, and what we mean when we use the word ‘soul.’
NYOJoe 004: Many years ago, I regularly traveled past a church with a large monument of the Bible on their front lawn often causing me to reflect on our relationship to the Bible. So let’s talk about backroads, monuments, and the witness of Scripture.Â