Pastor, do you feel a pressure on Easter unlike other Sundays? What if we simply preach that Christ was crucified, buried and rose again?
- March 13, 2013 |
How important is the resurrection to your faith? Not to the doctrinal center of your belief system, but to the day-to-day out-working of your salvation?
- March 11, 2013 |
Is your worldview big enough to handle the resurrection of Jesus Christ?
- March 08, 2013 |
People are often surprised when they discover that a series of significant and sometimes very bitter controversies have taken place over how to calculate the date of Easter.
- March 08, 2013 |
- March 07, 2013 |
This is not one of those official, fancy and fantastic “link up” posts! I am not that sophisticated! But I am hoping we can gather a few resources to encourage you as we enter into a time of reflection and gratitude- Resurrection Sunday.
- March 05, 2013 |
As we prepare for the coming of Easter, Sam Allberry explains just what the resurrection of Jesus means for those who believe it.
- February 27, 2013 |
Sometime before dawn on Sunday morning, a spike-torn hand twitched. A blood-crusted eyelid opened. The breath of God came blowing down into that cave, and a new creation flashed into reality...
- April 09, 2012 |
How does Good Friday inform our Christian worldview? Reflect with me on that.
Without desolation and loss, hope cannot shine
The amazing thing about Good Friday is that it was -- and is -- part of the “good” declared by God at creation.
Having seen that God loved us enough that He did not spare even His own Son, how can we lack for hope today, even in bleak times?
We sometimes believe we’ll gain more of a hearing if we present Jesus as teacher but not as a former corpse. It is too disturbing, we think to ourselves, too weird. How then do we communicate the Easter story to children, as something more than dyed eggs?
A unique look at the cross for Good Friday
Christ loved you so much that He died for you. And then He rose again, restoring each of us to new life. How can you repay Him?
The Resurrection is not just a nice capstone to the Christian story. It is the story.
Does the Shroud of Turin provide scientific evidence for the resurrection of Christ?
It seems interesting that we refer to the day Christ died as "Good Friday." Considering the events of the day, tragic or awful seems more appropriate. However, we ultimately know what God was up to that day. Though the events seemed very BAD, God was using everything that happened for GOOD.