April 13, 2016What does Scripture mean by saying that Christ “did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped”? And what does it mean for Christ to empty Himself?
April 2, 2016On April 2-3, 2016, Randy Alcorn spoke at his home church, Good Shepherd Community Church, in Boring, Oregon, on the subject of happiness. In this clip, Randy talks about happiness playing a role in his coming to know Christ. For more information on happiness, please visit http://store.epm.org/happiness/
March 23, 2016My wife led a women’s Bible study group in discussing a lesson she’d written about the happiness of Jesus. One woman who’d grown up as a churchgoer was startled. She shared how horrified she’d once been to see a picture of Jesus smiling. Why? Because she believed it was blasphemous to make Jesus appear happy!
March 18, 2016It’s common to hear people focus solely on the compassion and love of Jesus, and neglect the other parts of His character, including His holiness and wrath, sovereignty and lordship. Jesus was indeed a friend of sinners, but He was crucified for much more than that.
December 25, 2015Read Luke 1 and 2, and marvel at the sovereign work of our Father, sending His Son, our Savior, into this world. He did it for us, to be our Redeemer.
April 3, 2015The physical resurrection of Jesus Christ is the cornerstone of redemption—both for mankind and for the earth.
December 24, 2014My prayer is that people would understand that Jesus is the person they were made by and made for.
September 12, 2014On the cross Jesus suffered the worst pain in history. Yet that event will forever remain at the center of our worship and wonder.
April 16, 2014The physical resurrection of Jesus Christ is the cornerstone of redemption—both for mankind and for the earth.
April 14, 2014Artist Ron DiCianni is a good friend who I first met at the Christian Bookseller’s Convention (now called ICRS), probably twenty years ago.