There's an impulse in us to try to predict and manage God's Spirit. But the Spirit is surprising and unpredictable; sometimes it's subtle, and, other times, impossible to miss.
The disciples wanted the kingdom right now. Jesus shifted their focus. His departing words are a challenge that will transform them.
After the resurrection, people who know Jesus very well struggle to recognize him. What does that mean for the early disciples, and for us?
"To believe" is challenging. What does the story about so-called "Doubting Thomas" tell us about disappointment, fear, faith, risk -- and the place of doubt?
What can happen when you encounter the risen Jesus in the middle of a period of hopelessness and despair?