And He Began to Teach Them

Jesus did not reveal everything to his disciples on day one.  He waited until they were ready to hear certain truths before expounding upon them.  In Mark 8:31 we read, “And he began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests …

Intentional Rivers

Rivers have always both attracted and rebuffed humans.  Rivers can be majestic and awe inspiring.  At the same time, they can be foreboding and dangerous.  Consider the mighty Mississippi River.  It is 2,340 miles long from its headwaters in northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico.  It takes 90 days for a drop of water …