Restored to Full Devotion

Movies based on a true story typically conclude with an "epilogue". These closing scenes will describe how the main characters' lives turned out-- or how they moved forward after the events of the film. In John 21, John's epilogue ties up loose ends about Jesus, the disciples, and especially [...]

2019-04-29T09:38:17-04:00April 28th, 2019|

The Resurrection: Shock and Awe

The United States military unleashed "shock and awe" on Iraq in 2003 in our quest to overthrow a brutal dictator.  The evidence on the ground was so overwhelming, so shocking, and so real-- the enemy could not deny what was happening.  Three days after Jesus was laid in the [...]

2019-04-24T09:38:17-04:00April 21st, 2019|

The Cross: Power and Wisdom

When John Stott showed up to preach to students in Sydney, Australia-- his voice was nearly gone.  Yet in that moment of human weakness, God's power was unleashed and many students came to faith in Christ.  When we examine the cross of Jesus and what happened there-- many people [...]

2019-04-24T09:31:48-04:00April 19th, 2019|

The King Approaches

Air Force One is an iconic symbol of the United States that sends a powerful message of strength, dignity, and leadership. When Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey, He was sending a powerful message about His true identity. When Jesus enters the city like a king-- and takes [...]

2019-04-15T09:50:29-04:00April 14th, 2019|

Facing Tragedy Without Falling Apart

Thomas Edison was one of the world's greatest inventors. But when a devastating fire destroyed his workshop, he was forced to start anew at age 67. In 1 Kings 17, the prophet Elijah is staying with a poor widow woman when tragedy strikes-- her son dies unexpectedly. How does [...]

2019-04-07T18:02:40-04:00April 7th, 2019|