Tagged: “easter”

Stained-Glass Jesus

Jesus was no more himself than when He hung on the cross as the Savior of the world.  The seven last sayings of Christ revealed seven ‘stained-glass vignettes‘ of the God-man — on display forever in the annals of Christianity. Our view of Jesus would be incomplete had we not seen these very-different portraits of […]

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What if…? Easter never happened

What if Christ had not risen from the dead? What if Easter never happened?  1 Corinthians 15:14-19 give us a glimpse of how empty life would be without the resurrection. If Christ is not risen, then we have an empty message. Preachers have nothing to say; there is no such thing as a gospel (good […]

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Easter Power

One Easter weekend, our church sent out hundreds of plastic eggs to help our neighbors consider their own existence. Inside, a simple message: “Is your life as empty as this egg?  Ever feel like you’ve got a shiny coat outside – but empty and void on the inside?  Come Sunday & learn why the Empty Tomb […]

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He Lives

…Rev. Ackley was furious. “It’s a lie!”, he yelled at the radio. Later that morning, he preached about Christ’s resurrection with renewed fervor and passion, because he knew that the resurrection DID matter.

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James

Has something amazing ever happened to you, like you caught a ginormous fish or you actually saw Bigfoot, and when you told somebody, they didn’t believe you at all? Well, something like this happened with Jesus.

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Resurrection Power – Part 2

Some Christians have a supreme desire for money or things…some focus on living with ease and pleasure…some are consumed with ego and popularity. These are all temptations, but the Lord wants us to have a passion for Him and for His work!

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Resurrection Power

Our world today is power-conscious. There are power lifters. Power runners. Power football teams. Youth want power from their stereos…race drivers, power from their cars. However, the greatest power in the universe is found in the greatest miracle Jesus ever performed – His resurrection from the dead.

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