Jesus Welcomes the Children

Welcome to Jesus Welcomes the Children, our story for February 17, a script I’ve written to share the scripture from Luke 18:15-17. The story script also alludes to several other stories from the Bible in which children play important parts, hopefully helping our...
Three Must-See Snapshots from the Queen of the World

Three Must-See Snapshots from the Queen of the World

If I were the Queen of the World today, I’d raise my scepter at you people and make a royal command. YOU MUST TRAVEL BACK IN TIME WITH ME TO LAST MONDAY NIGHT (if I’m going to transform myself into Queen of the World, I might as well have the power of time...

The Parable of the Loving Father

Welcome to The Parable of the Loving Father, the story Jesus tells in Luke 15: 11-32. At FBC Greenville, we’ll share this lesson this Sunday, February 10. I’ve always called this parable the Parable of the Prodigal Son, but I like that many others call it by this...
Knocking on My Own Door

Knocking on My Own Door

Meet my old friend Marianne. I found her at a flea market back when we lived in France and named her Marianne, after the beautiful woman you see all over France- on French stamps and as busts in town halls, reminding everyone of liberty and equality and fraternity. I...

Jesus Visits Martha and Mary

Welcome to the lesson for February 3, Jesus Visits Martha and Mary, the story from Luke 10:38-42.  I love this story because it does such a good job of raising questions about hospitality- hospitality that we try to practice  and the unique, radical hospitality of...