A Little Wine for Your Stomach

There are plenty of verses in the Bible that celebrate wine. Psalm 104 says that wine is a gift from God to "gladden our hearts." Proverbs 3:9-10 claims wine is a blessing for honoring the Lord with our gifts and tithes. Our vats will "overflow with new wine." Jesus turned water into wine (John 2:6-10) , and, of course, Jesus himself instituted one of our holiest rituals using wine to represent his own ...

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Feel Good Friday #106

Rejoice, Far Side fans! Gary Larsen is back with new cartoons for the first time in 25 years. Meet the Wine Fairies. Check out what they're doing. It's about more than just wine, but getting to know and caring for your neighbor. And it's not just one group. It's a movement that's growing. One of the great tragedies of the pandemic is people not being able to see parents and ...

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Why We Study the Bible in a Wine Bar (hint: it’s not just about the Bible)

We've been holding Bible study at the local wine bar about a block from our church for over four years now. It's the kind of study that changes from week to week. One that you don't have to prepare for. You can just show up and be a part. Some Wednesday nights, we have the entire place to ourselves. Last night, the owner had a last-minute opportunity to host a ...

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