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This week President Obama hosted his annual Easter Prayer Breakfast.  He spoke briefly about Christ’s resurrection and grace. He is risen…He is risen indeed! (Read my review of, “The Faith of Barack Obama” entitled, “Belonging Before Believing)

Jesus said to his disciples, “could you not keep watch with me for one hour?” (Mt. 26.40)  This has inspired Christians to keep vigil with Jesus starting tonight through Good Friday. The goal is to meditate upon Jesus’ final hours. […]

Jesus died on the cross for many reasons.  One of which was to set us free from sin.  Because of Christ’s work on the cross we are no longer are slaves to our sinful desires–as hard as it may be […]

Scripture says that God loves a cheerful giver.  This guy must have Jesus grinning from ear to ear!

Woudn’t it be nice if there were a template for the Christian life?  There is…

Chad Holtz lost his job because he struggles with hell.  What did he do for a living? He was a pastor. Marrow Chapel in Henderson, North Carolina, dismissed him not because he doesn’t believe in hell but because he struggles […]

Rose Mapendo’s last name means great love.  She is a compelling example of a life lived out of the cross of Christ.  Watch the video and listen to the interview to find out why. Listen to NPR interview with Rose […]

Jesus wept.  It’s the shortest verse in the Bible.  The thing is, Jesus wept more than once. The first time Christ cried was at the death of his friend Lazarus. “Jesus wept.  Then the Jews said, ‘See how he loved […]

Knowing Jesus By Heart: Imitation (Pastor Robert Gelinas) from Colorado Community Church on Vimeo.