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.

You Brood of Vipers!

October 25, 2017

John chews out his audience, yet they flock to him.

The long wait is over.

Raising the perfect child is no cakewalk.

Jesus is born and it seems like everyone already knows who He is. Some folks even know some disturbing details. Mary bears the burden of all this.

Another example of a life that's both tough and blessed.

Mary gets hit with another blessing that's also a warning.

She's working hard trying to take it all in.

Peace on Earth, but for whom?

Mary's faith gets her through this tough slog.

Mary isn’t the only one to have a child; Elizabeth is already pregnant. Mary rushes to her side and has a legendary visit. Two of the greatest songs of all time are in this section: the Magnificat and Zechariah’s Song.

Zechariah makes an important point most folks miss.

"And fear came on all their neighbors." Why?