What's the best way to share with our children and grandchildren how the cross foreshadows the glorious resurrection?
- April 18, 2014 |
“But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise... the weak things of the world to shame the strong.”
- April 17, 2014 |
Women were ineligible to be legal witnesses in the 1st century. The gospels were mocked for their portrayal of “hysterical female[s].”
- April 16, 2014 |
This is not a game. Not a show. And perfection? Not a chance. So before Easter arrives, now is the time to manage expectations.
- April 09, 2014 |
I have been meditating on the finished work of the Cross. Why? Because I haven't got it. And I need to get it.
Most people called Jesus, "Rabbi." But to Mary, the resurrected Christ was more. Is he more than a teacher to you?
Philip Ryken's book, Salvation by Crucifixion, explains why Christ's death on the cross is the most important event in human history. And, if true, what difference the cross and resurrection should make in our daily lives as we share our faith.
How can you impress upon your family a loving Easter surprise?
- April 07, 2014 |
Many families today aim to simply have fun with Easter eggs. But did you know that they can teach your children something profound?
- April 04, 2014 |
How can we welcome others into our homes in a way that truly conveys the message of Easter? Our family has learned to plan ahead while also letting go of perfectionism.
- April 03, 2014 |
In 1 Corinthians 15, Paul ponders how he would assess his lifestyle if there were no resurrection from the dead.
- April 02, 2014 |
What does the Emperor Constantine have to do with Easter bunnies and the Resurrection? Find out here.
- April 01, 2014 |
There has been an increasing trend among evangelicals to shun Easter as allegedly being derived from a pagan source. Explore the history here!
- April 01, 2014 |
"Not only is Christianity fake," said the student, "it's not even original," since other ancient religions feature resurrection stories.
- April 10, 2013 |
How can we stop allowing lesser things to push the blood of Christ to the periphery of our lives? Read these eight directions to help us be cross-centered every day:
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What is of first importance? "That Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures," and "that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures." The cross and the empty tomb stand at the center of the Christian faith. Without these, there is no good news — no salvation.