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Was Jesus Really Seen Alive After the Cross?

Christians celebrate the most joyful of days this month: Easter, the day which commemorates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Lamb who was slain for the sins of all who will trust in Him for eternal salvation. I have been presenting the capsulized presentation of my study, Resurrection: Fact or Fiction? We have discussed the […]

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How Songs Makes Disciples

“You are fighting for their view of God.” I will never forget that quote from a professor of Biblical worship and Music back in seminary. Over and over, he would make statements like, “Right theology leads to right doxology” or “We are at war every Sunday service.” I don’t think we see our churches’ worship […]

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The Mission and The Storm

Jesus says to his disciples, “Let’s go to the other side.” Jesus was on a mission then, and He is on a mission today. Where is He taking us? I remember as a young boy having a picture hanging in my bedroom that depicted a young man piloting a boat at its helm, while in […]

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What Will This Reality Teach Us?

The current trial before this nation and this world is difficult and deeply painful for many. To others it will remain a temporary “new normal” not without its inconveniences, fears and unknowns. Whatever the level of intensity and personal impact, this season of adversity will likely alter the way we perceive faith and one another. […]

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Faith Online

Word travels faster in our world than it ever has before, thanks to technology. Through the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is leveraging digital means to stay connected. Nightly news hosts film specials from their living rooms, social media influencers encourage social distancing, and the Church utilizes online platforms to conduct services. If you’re a parent […]

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Finding Hope in Turbulent Times

We are in a situation right now where we need hope. We need something to look forward to. We need something beyond our current situation. Most, if not all of us, have had to cancel any plans for vacation, travel, parties, sporting events, children’s events, family reunions and many other things. It is easy to […]

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Leading The Church In Uncharted Waters

It has been said that leadership is about leading people where they need to go but often resist going. Today, in the midst of COVID-19, the question the Church faces is how to engage and mobilize people toward their own transformation, in order to accomplish a shared mission in a changing world. If the Coronavirus […]

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Spring Cleaning

Spring is right around the corner. When I was a little girl growing up in upstate New York, all the families on our block began to clean house when the snow melted. We packed up our winter clothes and coats and put away our sleds and brought out our bikes and lighter apparel. It was […]

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What the Church Can Learn From the Circus

Similar to much of the western church trends of today, the circus business was (and still is) in long-term decline. Facing fierce competition from alternative forms of entertainment, shifting interests of its once core audience along with increasing pressure from animal rights groups, culture was simply leaving the circus behind. In the face of their […]

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Was The Tomb Really Empty?

Christianity is the most verifiable religion in the world; it makes truth claims that can be investigated and demonstrated to be true. As we move toward our celebration of Easter, I have been presenting a capsulized version of my study, Resurrection: Fact or Fiction? We have already discussed the first two of the Four Easter […]

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