Mike Slay

As a mathematician, inventor, and ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church in America, Mike Slay brings an analytical, conversational, and even whimsical approach to the daily study of God's Word.

The prodigal son parable gets into some deep concepts. Then Jesus tells the parable of the dishonest manager, who gets praised for his shrewdness. Lastly, Jesus applies this parable by explaining that worldly wealth will go away. The lessons aren’t easy, but they’re as valuable as they are difficult.

But still can't see what's right in front of their face.

The other nine are like us.

It's obedience vs. pride.

Why Bother? They didn't listen to Moses and the prophets.

I owe. I owe. It's off to work I go!

Prodigal Son Part 3

February 14, 2018

Grace is much more than mere forgiveness.

Prodigal Son Part 2

February 13, 2018

Forgiveness for me but not for thee.

Prodigal Son Part 1

February 12, 2018

You see things differently when you're in charge.

Jesus uses parables to teach things his listeners don’t want to hear. Forget the status thing. You must count the cost – even hating your father and mother – for following Him. We don’t celebrate the way we should. Like the prodigal son, we chase the wrong things.