On This Rock

And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church. — Matthew 16:18

Many of us relate to Peter myself included. Why? Because he screwed up every now and then in his understanding and relationship with Jesus. He brings me hope because of his denials, his eagerness, and his humanity when he fails. His story tells me that despite my failures I have a place in God’s community and a role to play. His story also teaches me to make room for other screw ups in my life and community. If I am welcome so are they.

About the author

Webb Hubbell is the former Associate Attorney General of The United States. His novels, When Men Betray, Ginger Snaps, A Game of Inches, The Eighteenth Green, and The East End are published by Beaufort Books and are available online or at your local bookstore. When Men Betray won one of the IndieFab awards for best novel in 2014. Ginger Snaps and The Eighteenth Green won the IPPY Awards Gold Medal for best suspense/thriller. His latest, “Light of Day” will be on the bookstands soon.

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