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An Essential Theology of Easter
May 12, 2014 – 10:20 am | No Comment
An Essential Theology of Easter

What is the difference between saying “Jesus lives” and “Jesus is risen”?

His Resurrection and Ours: Why Easter Matters
May 5, 2014 – 12:10 pm | 2 Comments
His Resurrection and Ours: Why Easter Matters

There remains no doubt that Easter is very important for Christians. But it is just as important to know why Easter matters.

Re-Imagining the Walking Dead: Preaching an Apocalyptic Easter
April 23, 2014 – 3:49 pm | 6 Comments
Re-Imagining the Walking Dead: Preaching an Apocalyptic Easter

Preaching the resurrection among the undead.

Tips for Easter Preaching – Year Round
April 15, 2014 – 10:33 am | 9 Comments
Tips for Easter Preaching – Year Round

Five ways to preach the resurrection, and not just at Easter.

Easter Sunday • Acts 10:34–43 • April 20, 2014
April 8, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By Joel P. Okamoto
In this pericope, Peter portrays Christ’s resurrection as God’s vindication of his identity and his work. In the resurrection, God gives assurance that Jesus is Lord and the judge of the living and the …

Resurrection and Certification
April 12, 2013 – 7:11 am | 2 Comments
Resurrection and Certification

Opening devotion for the meeting where the faculty votes to certify men to serve as pastors.

On the Death of my Mother
March 29, 2013 – 7:59 am | 4 Comments
On the Death of my Mother

It was the call I was dreading.  The hospice nurse phoned during chapel at the seminary with the news: “Your mother has 24-48 hours to live.”  At 95, my mother had been in decline for …

Working Back from the End to Today
March 28, 2013 – 7:41 am | 4 Comments
Working Back from the End to Today

You can’t know what something means until it is finished. If you drive by a construction site on your way to work, day after day, you’ll see a work in progress; beams going up, trusses …

Easter Sunday • 1 Corinthians 15:19–26 • March 31, 2013
March 19, 2013 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Tom Manteufel
From time to time novels have appeared which depict the ramifications of the discovery of alleged archeological evidence that the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ never took place, such as When It Was …

Filling in the Blanks on “Witness”: God Raised Jesus from the Dead
May 22, 2012 – 9:30 am | One Comment
Filling in the Blanks on “Witness”: God Raised Jesus from the Dead

And just what is it that Christians are to witness to? The Acts of the Apostles gives us a simple answer, with broad implications.