Death puts us in the past tense; the Resurrection puts us in the future tense.
- April 20, 2011 |
In practical terms, in every Jewish home, this is the time to clean house as we get rid of every trace of leavening.
- April 19, 2011 |
I'm encouraging everyone to put the perfect Easter packaging away this year to relish the kind of hospitality my mother taught me almost 50 years ago.
- April 19, 2011 |
The cross is en vogue today as a fashion accessory, but I wonder if those who wear it have any idea what the cross really represents.
- April 15, 2011 |
This year during Holy Week I’ve decided to focus my thoughts in an attempt to more fully grasp what Easter is all about. Care to join me? Here’s my daily observance plan.
- April 14, 2011 |
When reviewing the Emmaus account, many people seem to have the same nagging question. Why didn’t those two downcast disciples of Jesus recognize Him immediately when He happened upon them?
- April 13, 2011 |
Jesus had nothing to gain from humbling himself, restricting himself to time and space, exposing himself to trauma and temptation and allowing himself to be mocked and rejected, tortured and crucified. Instead, he did all this for others.
Why the cross for the man who was God?
Why the cross for someone whose words, actions, life and lifestyle had convinced so many people that he was faultless?
The religious authorities had been viciously dishonest in hounding Jesus to death, yet they now insisted on maintaining ritual purity and asked Pilate for permission to remove the bodies for burial.
The cross decorates millions of buildings and bodies around the world. Are any other instruments of death so universally popular in this way? Why the cross?
Every few years someone publishes "proof" that Christ's resurrection never occurred. Most of these have the same credibility level as urban myths.
- April 10, 2011 |
As many prepare to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus, knowing the cultural Jewish soil on which Jesus walked is important to a mature and growing Christian faith. Here are a few steps for help along the Passover journey.
- April 06, 2011 |
Josh McDowell's latest book, Evidence for the Resurrection: What It Means for Your Relationship with God, follows in the tradition of his previous works, using facts and logic to argue for the reality of, in this case, Christ’s bodily resurrection.
- April 05, 2011 |
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 04, 2011 |
In 1 Corinthians 15, Paul ponders how he would assess his lifestyle if there were no resurrection from the dead.
What does the Emperor Constantine have to do with Easter bunnies and the Resurrection? Find out here.