Killjoy or Real Joy?

by Tyler Dirks

So this morning’s meeting was pretty spicy! The meeting started with some decorous fellows accusing The Boss of being satanic. The Boss was having one of it! The Boss said, “I’m not satanic, you polished, courtly, well-bred fellows are satanic! I’m here to harass Satan! Which means, I’m here to harass you guys, because you’re […]

Worthiness? And what if He’s NOT The Messiah? And THE GREATEST BEATITUDE!

by Tyler Dirks

In my morning meeting with The Boss – He told me a couple of stories. The first story was about how some elders came to Jesus pleading with Him to visit a powerful and popular guy in their community. The elders said, “This guy is WORTHY of a personal visit, because he loves our nation, […]

Crux

by Tyler Dirks

crux | krəks, kro͝oks | noun | ˈkro͞osēz | ) (the crux) the decisive or most important point at issue. In my morning meeting with The Boss we talked about THE CRUX of God’s mission. Here’s how The Boss explained it: a paralyzed person was brought to The Boss, and The Boss said, “Your sins are forgiven.” Many of The Boss’s disciples said, “This is a hard saying; who can listen […]

The Job of the Ordained Guys

by Tyler Dirks

Ordained leaders should joyfully embody the emphasis of 2 Corinthians 8:1-11; AND they should PUT POSITIVE PRESSURE on all the diákonos/followers of Jesus to SERVE as unordained / unofficial / informal INITIATIVE-TAKERS and bonafide laborers. In 2 Corinthians 8:1-11, the Apostle (i.e. ordained leader) Paul is NOT primarily taking responsibility for the work that needs […]