Jesus Category

Die With Your Boots On

I spent some time over the last few days watching some of the videos from the R13 Conference that recently took place. R13 is put on by The Resurgence, which is the largest Christian leadership training blog in the world. They have some awesome stuff going on over there. If you haven’t checked them out […]

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Win Now!

Not many people where I live (Canada) are big baseball fans, but I am one of them. I have loved the sport ever since my dad first taught me to throw and catch in the backyard as a little kid. Even though I haven’t been able to watch much baseball lately, I’ve been keeping up […]

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Jesus is NOT Just a Good Teacher!

Probably the most common view of Jesus is that he was a good teacher. He showed up, had some good ideas, was a spiritual guy, promoted love and acceptance, and was tragically murdered. All in all he was a good person with good morals and good teaching techniques. He got his point across so well […]

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What is the Bible?

In a factual sense, the Bible is an ancient library. It consists of 66 books written by roughly 40 authors over a period of about 1,500 years on three different continents (Africa, Asia, Europe) in three different languages (Hebrew, Greek, Aramaic). All those handy chapter and verse numbers were inserted later around 1200 AD so […]

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Lyrical Theology: In Christ Alone (Part 7)

In Christ Alone – Newsboys (see full lyrics here) No guilt in life, no fear in death / This is the power of Christ in me / From life’s first cry, to final breath / Jesus commands my destiny / No power of hell, no scheme of man / Can ever pluck me from his hand / Till […]

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Don’t Call Me Ignorant

For the first time ever, an athlete from one of the four major sports has come out publicly and announced he’s gay. Jason Collins, an 11 year NBA pro, was featured in a Sports Illustrated cover story recently to make the big announcement. News articles are all over the place, but in case you missed […]

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What’s So Good About Good Friday?

Good Friday is celebrated on the day that Jesus was crucified. Most people are familiar with the story enough to know that Jesus’ death by crucifixion was a brutal, bloody mess. Jesus was betrayed by his friend Judas, abandoned and denied by the rest of his disciples, put unfairly on trial in the middle of […]

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Lyrical Theology: In Christ Alone (Part 6)

In Christ Alone – Newsboys (see full lyrics here) There in the ground, his body lay / Light of the world by darkness slain / Then bursting forth, in glorious day / Up from the grave he rose again / And as he stands in victory / Sins curse has lost its grip on me / For I […]

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Lyrical Theology: In Christ Alone (Part 5)

In Christ Alone – Newsboys (see full lyrics here) Till on that cross as Jesus died / the wrath of God was satisfied / For every sin on him was lain / Here in the death of Christ I live Contained within these few verses is the very essence of Christianity. The big idea is that Jesus is […]

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20 Reasons to Believe that Jesus Actually Rose from the Dead

In 1 Corinthians 15:12-19, the Bible states what the results are if Jesus has not risen from the dead. If Jesus is still dead, it means that: Our faith counts for nothing (vs. 14) We are misrepresenting God (vs. 15) We are still in our sins (vs. 17) Those who have already died did not […]

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