How To Stop Going Around In Spiritual Circles? Do we send kids around in spiritual circles? Do we teach contradictory concepts that spin people into spiritual circles? Do many of our lessons paint a fuzzy picture of our relationship with God? I think so. And it destroys our freedom in Christ. It’s high [...]
Nobody could have made this up. Here's the Gospel summed up. God creates the universe and puts people in it. He sets a high standard of conduct. People do not live up to the standard. God comes to earth and lives the standard perfectly. He gives away His perfect life by dying on a [...]
It was a day like no other. The sky went dark. An earthquake shook the ground. Dead folks came out of their tombs and strolled around town. The massive temple veil was ripped in half from top to bottom. It sounds like a sci-fi movie but it was real. It happened on [...]
CHRISTMAS FROM BOTH ENDS So who would you invite? Two polar opposite groups received an official invitation to check out the birth of Jesus: shepherds and wise men. But why them? Shepherds were the working class poor and social outcasts. Wise men were rich rulers, well-known [...]
We, as Christians, are not impressive. Sometimes we are downright obnoxious. Thankfully it’s not about us. It’s about our message. And the focus of our message is Jesus. There is nothing else like our message. Nothing else like Jesus. Consider...
I believe in the complete inerrancy and inspiration of the Bible. I had to get that in first before I get walloped for this title. I still might take heat for this, but hang with me for a moment and consider a few things. First, my definition of the Gospel is the good news (literal [...]