Pastor Jason Besse

A soldier confronted a priest while he was walking down a road in pre-revolutionary Russia. The soldier, aiming his rifle at the priest, commanded, “Who are You? Where are you going? Why are you going there?” Unfazed, the priest calmly replied, “How much do they pay you?” Somewhat surprised, the […]

Who Are You?

Psalms 106:1 Praise he the Lord.  O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. There is an old joke about a man who was climbing up a mountain.  As he neared the top his footing slipped and he fell over the edge.  […]

Is anybody up there?

The man at the gate was looking for a temporary fix. He needed money because he couldn’t work to provide for himself. An alms or two would have bought him some food and helped him for the moment, but the next day he would be right back to square one. […]

Such as I have…

What a difference a week makes. The same crowd that cried “Hosanna Hosanna” just one week later shouted “Crucify Him Crucify Him.” We can’t live our lives based on public opinion. The Crowds love a show, but they will turn on you in a heartbeat. Set your sights on the […]

Palm Sunday