The Photo

The opening photo was taken in the early morning of August of 2019. I slept in one of these yurts in the outskirts of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. I was visiting Mongolia and staying with some friends whom I got to know through a handful of short-term missions trips there. This time, I was bringing my daughter …

What is the ‘Yeast of the Pharisees’? (Mark 8:14-21)

Toward the end of his ministry, Jesus was very much at odds with the Jewish leaders. We note that at the beginning of his ministry, Jesus made attempts to reach out to them. His teachings invited their positive response, and he made time to accept their invitation (for dinner in Luke 7:36f, and for private …

Encountering God

Exodus chapter 3 contains the famous story of Moses meeting God through the burning bush. Moses is 80 years old, and this is really the first recorded meeting of the two. Of course, God was always active in his life (read about his miraculous birth story in Exodus 1 & 2), but this is the …