Luke 8:14 is the first verse of the story of a father who brings his son to Jesus looking for a miracle. The son is being forced to live out lie under political oppression and military occupation of the Romans, and that lie is causing the boy to hurt himself and put his life in danger. To add insult to injury the disciples and scribes are having a religious argument while the father is waiting for his miracle.
Pastor Nelson takes a look at this provocative text asking what is the call for the church to respond to our young people who are in deep pain? Also what can we learn from this father's faith. Click to hear Pastor Nelson's sermon, A Father's Faith