Actually that Friday was one of great mourning for the first Jesus-followers. Then came Easter Sunday. We now can look back on that weekend in Jerusalem 2000 years ago with a broader perspective. Actually, everyone should. ◊ Even while a woefully… Read More ›
Easter Proof Points
Happy Easter! They really should teach this in school. Not to promote religion, but for knowledge and learning. Get past speculation and deal with facts, both real and circumstantial. The proof points are substantial. ◊ Every year at Easter time, the… Read More ›
A Good Bad Friday
Things could not have gone worse for such a promising weekend. No one was prepared for what happened on that Friday, an apparently good day gone very wrong. ◊ The two men were absolutely devastated as they walked toward the… Read More ›
So, What Was Said?
We understand Jesus studied the Hebrew Scriptures. We know He once had a very specific conversation in which He explained what the Scriptures said concerning Himself. So, what did Jesus really say? ◊ Tom had a very pointed question about… Read More ›
What’s Good About Good Friday?
We now call it Good Friday. It was actually a disaster for many people who had such high hopes going into that weekend 2,000 years ago in Jerusalem. ◊ Often things look so different in retrospect. So is the case… Read More ›
The Resurrection Hoax?
Most of us believe what others tell us. It’s easier than doing the research ourselves. And it’s easier to go along and fall in line with the opinion of the masses. How about you? ◊ There’s a fascinating book, The… Read More ›
Rethinking the Path to Easter
Beyond the social, cultural, and religious celebratory traditions of Easter, try a very practical approach to Easter this week. Carve out 20-30 minutes each day next week (Monday – Sunday) and do the following. ◊ Easter has a way of… Read More ›
What Was Jesus Thinking?
Regardless of your Easter season traditions, it’s interesting to consider the central figure of the holiday. Jesus’ behavior was significantly odd and noteworthy that week. ♦ Like many other Jews of the day, Jesus was traveling to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover,… Read More ›
Proof of Easter’s Truth
Every year the case for the Resurrection of Christ is questioned. Let’s get past speculation and deal with facts, both real and even circumstantial. The proof points are overwhelming. ♦ They should teach this stuff in school. Not to promote religion,… Read More ›
Oh, Yeah, It’s Easter Time
Easter is approaching. Oddly, this means different things to different people. As for Jesus, He approached this season, and the culmination of final events in His life, very curiously and deliberately. ♦ Depending on your locale, sometime between Spring Break and… Read More ›
Easter – The Shot Heard ‘Round the World
Christianity is nothing without Easter. It’s the historic event of all events. To varying degrees, the global human community pays homage to the supernatural incident of the resurrection of Christ after his death by crucifixion. For many, it’s still a… Read More ›
God is Not Dead
“Ultimately, the Darwinian theory of evolution is no more or less than the great cosmogenic myth of [our time].” Try dropping that bombshell statement on your secular friends or your college professor! ♦ The quote above comes from Dr. Michael Denton, molecular… Read More ›