Contributed on Sep 8, 2008
Jonah runs away from God.
In its 1981 debut, “Raiders of the Lost Ark” made $384 million US worldwide. There didn’t seem to be a country that didn’t fall in love with character Indiana Jones. Kids everywhere were swooping around playgrounds cracking imaginary whips and humming the movie’s theme song as they “uncovered” ...read more
Contributed on Sep 15, 2008
God mercifully rescues Jonah in a specatular way showing his control over all things.
Last week we started a sermon series on the life of the prophet Jonah. Independent Jonah, as we’re calling him for his I-know-what’s-best attitude, shares some similarities with the Indiana Jones character from the Steven Spielberg movies. Both got into their share of tight spots and both managed ...read more
Contributed on Sep 29, 2008
God not only gave Jonah a second chance to live but a second chance to serve. He does the same in our lives!
How far would you go to find a fountain of youth? What would you give to forever have the energy level of a two-year old and the smooth skin of a baby’s bottom? In the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade the intrepid Dr. Jones slogged through a sewer, stepped over rats, outran a fire, did ...read more
Contributed on Oct 20, 2008
Jonah Experiences God’s Mercy…Again
An election of a prime minister wasn’t the only exciting thing to happen last Tuesday. October 14th was also the day the latest Indiana Jones movie came out on DVD. I admit. I ran out to rent the movie and watched it that very night. But the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was a disappointment. Of the ...read more