Archive for April, 2014

Jesus’ Resurrection in Extra-Scriptural History

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

There is more testimony to the resurrection of Jesus Christ than any ancient historical event. Just an ordinary historian, Josephus, in Antiquities of the Jews, Book 18, Chapter 3, 3, wrote: “About this time there lived Jesus, a wise man, if indeed one ought to call him a man. For he was one who performed […]

Old Dog Learns New Tricks

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

In Matthew 20, Jesus used a parable to say that someone who was saved at the end of his life would get the same ultimate pay, eternal life, as the one who was saved toward the beginning of his life. I want to consider another related idea, which is that it is never too late […]

If America Is Done

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

In my viewpoint, America is done as a nation. What does that mean to us? It really doesn’t change anything, because first we are citizens of heaven. This world is not our home. Perhaps we can stop thinking so much about this world and not the next. The only opportunity the country has is to […]

Most Irreligious or Unchurched Metro Area

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

I was reading something this week about the coach of the Golden State Warriors, who claims to be a born-again Christian, as do others on the Warrior team. I’m not endorsing the playing of professional basketball on Sunday as a practice, but the article said that Mark Jackson, the coach, was in part at odds […]