Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith (Hebrews 12:1-2)

The essence of Easter is audacious. It’s disturbing. It’s offensive.   If you don’t think so, then we’re not reading the same New Testament narrative. Here are four things that Easter does that might surprise and perhaps even transform us:   Easter refuses to be romanticized.   Contemporary culture tries to domesticate Easter by wrapping […]

Have you ever done that icebreaker activity where you take each letter of your first name and find another word that starts with that letter to describe yourself? Yes, it’s a little silly– but it’s also fun and revealing. What words would you assign to each letter in C-h-r-i-s-t-m-a-s? Here’s my “Christmas Acrostic”—filled with verses […]