Topic: healing

Not the Thing

March 7, 2022
The physical healing of the “healing stories” is not the point. People who are able bodied are temporarily able-bodied. Redemption has nothing to do with our physical ability - God’s…

The Vulnerability of Healing

November 8, 2021
Jesus is toward the end of his journey from Galilee to Jerusalem. He has been sharing with his disciples the importance of genuine faith all along the way…and then, from…

God Doesn’t Give US More Than We Can Handle

August 30, 2021
The idea comes from a misreading of 1 Corinthians 10:13 regarding how we face temptation. When Jesus encounters a person suffering, his response is to heal them, not to offer…

Who Touched Me?

July 26, 2021
The woman who touched the hem of Jesus’s robe was audacious in her faith. Jairus was audacious in his privilege. The juxtaposition of these two stories illuminates the scandal of…

The Divine Gift of Life

June 28, 2021
Watch Rev. Phil Estes discuss the Divine Gift of Life.
Helping hand reaching down to another hand.

Out of the Mud and Mire

January 21, 2020
If our lives have gotten away from us, if we’re not living in a healthy way, body, mind and spirit, a pit might be the safest spot. But, it is…