What Now?

Throughout this semester we have been trying to establish that Jesus is someone worth following not simply because He claimed to be God or because the Bible tells us that we should, but because what Jesus came to do was to move the world back towards what it was created to be. Jesus came to turn things upside down. He didn’t come to do things the way the world is used to doing things. Jesus…

Where in the World is Jesus Christ?

Imagine being one of the Disciples, wandering around ancient Israel with Jesus. One morning you woke up, put on your work shoes, and headed in for what you thought would be just another normal day of work. Then, as you were about to clock out for the day Jesus shows up and asks you to follow Him, and there’s either something in His voice or His eyes or possibly a miraculous sign that He had…

Ash Wednesday

  Two weeks ago on the Christian calendar was Ash Wednesday, which begins the Lent season, the 40 days leading up to Easter Sunday. The practice, which has been going on for hundreds of years, is meant to signify a time of mourning for our sins to help us recognize the need for what Christ did for us on the cross and the significance of His resurrection. Most of us relate Lent to the practice…