Monthly Archives: April 2011

Jesus in the movies

A friend of mine passed on a link to a surprising article in the Wall Street Journal that deals with movies on the life of Jesus. It asks a thoughtful question for today, “Imagine meeting a person who had never … Continue reading

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He is risen indeed.

Do not be amazed; you are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who has been crucified. He has risen; he is not here; behold the place where they laid him. Mark 16.6 Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid; go … Continue reading

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on teachers as parents

As my kids move through high school and get closer to beginning university study, I’ve begun to wonder what it will be like for them to navigate college with the background they have. Their mother teaches elementary students and their … Continue reading

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on belief in Jesus’ resurrection

When discussing belief in Jesus’ resurrection, it’s become important to be clear on what we mean by that word, since many who want to lay claim to be proclaiming the gospel use the term in ways that a lot of … Continue reading

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“Good” Friday

Today is a holy day. It’s not considered much of a holiday in our society at large, though since I work at a Christian institution, our offices are closed. It’s been a good day of rest. We Christians recall Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

As the discussions and debates about the federal budget deficits and long-term debt get underway this summer, I’m sure that many engaged Christians will think carefully about the issues. One typical comment we’ll hear will be something along the lines … Continue reading

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Newness of life

Spring is my favorite season of the year because it is such a good illustration of how God built renewal into his creation. In this climate at least, the growing season lasts for 7 or 8 months, and then everything … Continue reading

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