Good Friday is the day where we as Christians remember that Jesus Christ died. And for Christians, this day is the day where Christians remember the pivotal moment of human history where God effected the means of the redemption of humanity. Good Friday celebrates death, because Christianity says that by death of one, the many […]Read more "Good Friday"
As it is, there are many members, yet one body. . . . Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it. I Corinthians 12.20,27 As Christians we have an interesting phrase as a reminder of our personhood as Christians: “you are the hands and feet of Christ in the world.” And […]Read more "The Hands and Feet of Christ"
Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief. –Mark 9.24 Have you ever dealt with doubt, real doubt? I have and occasionally I still do; occasionally there are nights where I look up at the ceiling and question “is what I say even true, is God really there, does he actually love me?” and I can […]Read more "A Struggle with Doubt"
Christianity is a religion of labels, so much so that in many ways I feel so unfree to explore in public the ultimate metaphysical question of “what is reality” or “what is truth.” If we are honest with ourselves, labels are stereotypes that undermine a culture of grace making a culture of labeling one of […]Read more "Labels and Love"
Liturgy, the patterns of pubic worship in a church, is an interesting thing. For many Christians, especially evangelicals, the idea of a formalized mode of worship is an idea that is utterly foreign. Set prayer? Standing / sitting / kneeling in unison? Processions? Creeds? What are these things? Liturgy as a whole is just outside […]Read more "Glory to God, Forever and Ever"
Today is Easter. Where historically Good Friday has been a day of remembering how undeserving we are of the cross, Easter has always been a joyous remembrance of our risen Lord and the joy of our hope in him. Remember today that “there is therefore no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For […]Read more "Easter Joy"
O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? I Corinthians 15.55 KJV I was thinking about this verse today because I think that I often forget what it really means to have eternal life. Paul exhorted us in Colossians 3 to “let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts ” […]Read more "Hope and Peace, 1 Corinthians 15.55"