The Teacher continued his search for meaning on a “horizontal” (existential) level by pursuing wisdom (he was enormously wise 500 years before the Greeks even though of it), work (he…
The Rolling Stones, already a big name in Great Britain, had their first hit song in the U.S. market in 1965 with “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.” 50 years later,…
Echoing the Talking Heads song “Road to Nowhere,” the Teacher asks the key question we find in this first chapter of Ecclesiastes: as we look at all that is around…
Suffering is part of life. How do we cope with the things we don’t understand, events or circumstances that cause such pain? Jesus promised joy – in the midst of…
Jonah preaches his 5-word sermon – reluctantly. The entire city of 120,000 Assyrians as well as the king responded in repentance, fasting and prayer. And God showed mercy. Jonah’s response?…
Jonah, the disobedient prophet, is called again to go, and this time heads to Nineveh.  God’s Word is powerful, but He always chooses to send His powerful Word through a human…