4 Ways to Honor Your Mother

4 Ways to Honor Your Mother

4 WAYS TO HONOR YOUR MOTHER This weekend we’ll honor mothers and all that they contribute to making this world a better place. Sure, you could buy your mom a card and some flowers to show your appreciation for all she does, but does that truly honor her? It’s part of...
What Keeps You Standing Still?

What Keeps You Standing Still?

WHAT KEEPS YOU STANDING STILL? Once Jesus ascended into heaven, the apostles were left standing still and staring towards the sky. Had it not been for the angels who reminded them, who knows how long they would have waited there instead of moving to enact the mission...
Redefining Blessed

Redefining Blessed

REDEFINING BLESSED Throughout our Easter series, our Thursday blog posts will focus on two seemingly discordant themes: suffering and joy. We’ll look to the examples of Jesus and the early church as well as exhortations from the authors of the New Testament epistles...
5 Truths Made Certain by Easter

5 Truths Made Certain by Easter

5 TRUTHS MADE CERTAIN BY EASTER Although we only take one day to celebrate the resurrection, its life changing effects are ongoing. Here are five things that are made possible by Jesus’ sacrifice and made certain by the empty tomb:   1 // There is hope for the...
The Joy of Finding What Was Lost

The Joy of Finding What Was Lost

THE JOY OF FINDING WHAT WAS LOST Throughout our Easter series, our Thursday blog posts will focus on two seemingly discordant themes: suffering and joy. We’ll look to the examples of Jesus and the early church as well as exhortations from the authors of the New...
Not the King You Expected

Not the King You Expected

NOT THE KING YOU EXPECTED Generations of Jewish people awaited the Messiah. Their scriptures prophesied about him and their hope for relief relied on him. But once Jesus arrived, many Jewish people—especially the teachers of the law and Pharisees who dedicated their...