What Difference Does Easter Make?

This is an outline of a talk I gave at Willow Creek last night: What Difference Does Easter Make? Introduction: We tend to be Good Friday in our gospel: Jesus died for us. We tend to be Good Friday Christians too: my sins are forgiven. What good is Easter? What difference does the resurrection make [Read More...]

Adam, Sin, and Death … Oh My 2 (RJS)

The first post in this series, Adam, Sin, and Death … Oh My 1, opened with a question that asked how we learn to think about new challenges in a Christian manner. You could say how we think “biblically,” but that term often seems to be used for rules and prescriptions, extracting the commands from [Read More...]

King’s Cross 10

When I was in college my pastor encouraged me to read G. Campbell Morgan’s The Crises of the Christ, and I did. It was in that book that I first learned to ask the question: Why was Jesus transfigured? Was it for the disciples? for himself? I do not know recall how he answered, but [Read More...]


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