On The Resurrection

On The Resurrection

Paul, one of the most important figures in the early church wrote that “if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain.” (1 Corinthians 15:14 ESV) The bodily, physical resurrection of Jesus Christ cements the remaining tenants of Christianity together. It is the linchpin of the …

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The Cosmic Temple and the Young Earth

The Cosmic Temple and the Young Earth

The Cosmic Temple Inauguration theory of creation as recorded in Genesis chapter 1 explains that the text itself, in conjunction with the ancient culture, would indicate a non-material creation but rather describes the functional creation of the cosmos. This theory holds to many of the same views as that of Young Earth Creationism, though they …

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The First Great Awakening

The First Great Awakening

The eighteenth century brought about a tremendous revival throughout the colonies of America. Though there were many small localized revivals leading up to this revival, known today as the First Great Awakening, this revival left its localized beginnings and spread throughout the region. Led by great men such as Jonathan Edwards, George Whitefield, and Samuel …

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Reformation of Martin Luther

Reformation of Martin Luther

Martin Luther’s contributions to the Protestant Reformation continue to have a major impact on Christianity in the West and, as missional efforts continue from Protestant groups, in the East as well. Luther’s reformation efforts were brought on by his life experiences, several issues within the Roman Catholic church, and even his own understanding of what …

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Jesus Is King – Kanye West

Jesus Is King – Kanye West

I never imagined writing the following, but God has a way of doing things far beyond our own understandings. If you haven’t heard, which would surprise me, Kanye West (yes that Kanye) has released a Christian music album. Several friends on Facebook this weekend commented and posted about it. I had to take the time …

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In Response

In Response

A friend of mine reached out to me about 6:15 or so this morning with a link to a video on Facebook. Many of you probably haven’t seen this video and I am not going to link it here the language is far beyond what I ever care to hear. It is not something that …

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The Transformed Christian

The Transformed Christian

True Christianity, true belief in Jesus as Lord, true following of Christ’s teaching, and true acceptance of the grace of God stems not just a transaction occurring, but a transformation taking place throughout the life of a believer. It’s this transformation that Paul talks about in Romans chapters 12-15. Side note: Yes that’s 5 whole …

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Forgiven

Forgiven

Think back to the moment you realized that Jesus was God, that He died in your place for your sins, was buried, and rose again on the 3rd day. Do you remember where you were, what you were doing, why you changed your mind and believed? Do you remember that feeling of burden and weight …

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New Beginning

New Beginning

I’m sure you’ve all figured it out, but I struggle to keep this thing going… Well starting today I’m going to do my absolute best to post a little something at least a couple of times each week. I like the photo I picked for this post because it’s such a representation of what life …

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