"If you're not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there." --Martin Luther
The hymns we Christians sing are only extensions of God's powerful presence in the Body of Christ.
In honor of their Greatest Hits project which just hit store shelves, we asked Jeremi Richardson, Avalon’s newest member, to share the story behind “Still My God”—their newest single.
At our church there is a ministry to people with special needs – young and old. And I’d like to share some about it, perhaps giving ideas on the background details which need to be thought through, and the blessing it is to so many.
“On moral issues I come out very clear,” declared Rick Warren when writing in the safety of his office. But when confronted by homosexual friends and Larry King this week, he folded just like Peter.
When we grab hold of the hope we have in Christ, we WILL be able to live with the joy, the sacrificial love, the boldness, and the endurance we will need to face the challenges before us.
President Obama says the economy is the worst since the Great Depression. Actually, it is the worst since the Reagan recession of 1982-83. What did Reagan do in response to these "crises?"
Hasn't Christ's being raised from the dead already passed the "test of deliberative reason" for any objective observer?
- April 06, 2007 |
This Easter, Christians owe it to themselves to become better acquainted with the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and Arvo Part and the other art inspired by the Passion—art that can help us transcend the doubt and nihilism of our age.
- March 20, 2008 |
In honor of Holy Week, I want to give you a valuable lesson on betrayal and forgiveness that you can share with children...
- April 06, 2009 |
We reveal to ourselves and others what is important to us by the way we celebrate. Is the season before Easter mainly a hassle or is it a time of considering God's work in our lives?
Forgiving freely is a critical element in loving your spouse. Here's a simple way to bring the blessings of God's forgiveness to your marriage this Easter.
There has been an increasing trend among evangelicals to shun Easter as allegedly being derived from a pagan source. Explore the history here!
Secular man may pretend to have an answer for everything, but an honest man is baffled by the empty tomb.
When darkness falls in our lives, we run -- feeding our senses with false remedies. But the true cure of the Cross, the true light, is right around the corner...
Never has the Cross been more offensive to society than it is today. Any mention of the name Jesus Christ brings contempt and ridicule. Would Jesus have second thoughts about Calvary?
Don't get me wrong; I want as much mercy as I can get. But what does the traditional Easter narrative force us to conclude about the nature of God?
- April 07, 2009 |