The Resurrection of Jesus – 7 Facts to Know and Understand

The Resurrection of Jesus – 7 Facts to Know and Understand

  The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the undeniable centering point of Christianity, the defining doctrine of our faith, and the most audacious claim in the history of the world: a God-Man, sent from heaven, crucified in the most public way, dead and buried in a...
Justified Thanksgiving

Justified Thanksgiving

This is part three of three in a series based on a Thanksgiving sermon I preached this past Sunday based on Luke 18:9-14. In this section, I argue that the gospel of Jesus Christ is the source of all acceptable thanksgiving. Or, in other words, we should thank God for...
Jesus Through the Bible

Jesus Through the Bible

We believe in a Christ-centered Bible. The salvation that was expected in the Old Testament is exhibited in the Gospels and then explained in the rest of the New Testament. From Genesis we learn that Jesus is the seed of the woman who will crush Satan’s head, and the...
The Testing of Your Faith

The Testing of Your Faith

The glory of God is more important than your or my comfort. That is a statement with which all Christians will readily agree in theory. A Puritan prayer begins: Lord of all being, There is one thing that deserves my greatest care, that calls forth my ardent desires,...
Loving Our Enemies: A Divine Task

Loving Our Enemies: A Divine Task

It was the last day of school before the Christmas holidays when 10-year-old Chris Carrier was walking home from school. He was just two houses away from his home when an older-looking man approached him. The man introduced himself as a friend of his father and said...