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.

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.
Jesus teaches that the kingdom will grow gradually, like a mustard seed, that few will be saved, that the first will be last, and that he who humbles himself will be exalted.

Sometimes that's the best school.

Of course not. That's the point. Heaven will be different.

You Have to Show Up

February 06, 2018

People actually choose to not go to heaven.

We're more like the Pharisees than we realize.

They're listening to the wrong song.

Tradition! Tradition.

February 01, 2018

Tradition is good, but always consider scripture.

The eyes of the evil one are always on us.

Forget the numbers. Get to work.