“Building vital relationships with God, Each Other and the World”

'POPS' tagged posts

What's your story

Weekly Devotion September 14, 2015

A Story to Tell . . . Eugene Peterson writes in his introduction to Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places that “[w]e begin a journey by first deciding on a destination.”  Or, as he quotes from T.S. Eliot, “In my end is my beginning.” Our journey of discipleship together as SACPC continues, and as it more »

Week 11 Review (POPS-Getting a Grip on the Bible)

With the background for the story now set by the Prologue, the story of what God is doing in the world slows down to focus on a single family – the family of Abraham. Before doing this though, the story teller makes sure that we do not miss how it is that what follows is directly connected to what has come before. The Prologue ends by telling us that Abraham is connected to Noah, Noah is connected to Adam/Eve, and thus Abraham is connected to Adam/Eve. God is continuing what he has started. God is at work in and through his creation and history…