Posts tagged jesus
Jesus vs. The Easter Bunny

What difference does Easter make if it is celebrated with the Easter Bunny as the central figure or Jesus? I mean, c’mon… who REALLY believes someone can rise from the dead? And what does it matter over 2000 years later anyway…?

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Unexpected Jesus #10 - Can Jesus Satisfy My Deepest Longings?

Dr. Kurt Bjorklund looks at the age-old question, "Are you satisfied with your life?" and how Jesus's promise of living water works in making our lives better.

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Oh, Christmas Tree!

Yesterday I told my wife, Lisa, I can’t stand our Christmas tree. Technically there is nothing wrong with it, I just think it looks like a messy Christmas ornament yard sale. As I looked upon the mess of ornaments hanging all over our tree, like a badly organized garage sale, it hit me - this looks a lot like God’s love for us.

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What I Saw When the Light Went Out

Advent: a time of waiting for the arrival of the Christ Child, the Light of the world. We decorate our world with lights that brighten the darkest time of year...

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The Savior Enters the Story

Did you know that “Jesus" was one of the most common names in Israel at the time of Jesus Christ’s birth? Naming their sons “Jesus” was a way of expressing their hope in God’s promise. Someone was coming to rescue them.

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Pay Attention

Our capacity to go through life without paying attention is staggering. Yet, paying attention to people shapes their behavior, and often, their lives. What have I got to lose? Nothing, and they have an eternity to gain!

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Wellness for God's Glory

True confession: sometimes when I leave my spin class, I feel like a hero. I like to imagine myself as Wonder Woman, strong and resilient. It is amazing what spin has taught me about the Christian life.

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Thomas Jefferson is Not Jesus

Jefferson was a student of multiple religions. He loved the moral teachings of Jesus but believed the four gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, & John) were filled with fabrications created by zealous followers to enhanced Jesus’ reputation.

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You're Gonna be Surprised

I can almost hear God saying to me, “Talk to me, look for Me today and see where you find Me. You’re gonna be surprised.” All our searching is a God-given gift to seek Him so that we can have a relationship with Him, through His Son, Jesus. Call on Him. Seek Him and you will find Him.

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