When I see pictures like the one above, my first thought is, “I wonder what happened to this guy and his car?” I’ll bet you have wondered about things like that too. Wouldn’t you like to know more of the story? The man is most likely, dead and buried and awaiting the resurrection of the … More What Does the Future Look Like?
From time to time I hear from atheists or other doubters in the afterlife, that the idea of “eternal life” is abhorrent. “I can’t image not getting bored with endless life.” That kind of comment simply shows the poverty of both their imagination and the shallowness of their view of the beauty and holiness of … More Something Your God Can’t Do
John Geiger has served as the headmaster at Eastwood Christian School in Montgomery, Alabama. John is both a former seminary classmate and also a former student of mine and now he is dying of Lou Gehrig’s disease. I remember John as a young man with an easy smile, a sensitive heart and an active, thoughtful … More Reflections of a Dying Christian
Sunday Afternoon Musing [Update: The fall of Ravi Zacharias has been well documented. It is a tragedy of Shakespearian proportions not the least of which is the shadow it casts, unfairly in most cases, on others in the ministry that once bore his name. The article below was written by then RZM staffer, Jill Carattini. … More Malcolm Muggeridge
Message Clear am I if I am he hero hurt there and here and there I am rife in sion and I die am erect am erection of the life of men sure the die is set and I am the surd at rest o life I am here I act I run I meet … More Resurrection and Glory
Matthew 28:11–15 (ESV) The Report of the Guard 11 While they were going, behold, some of the guard went into the city and told the chief priests all that had taken place. 12 And when they had assembled with the elders and taken counsel, they gave a sufficient sum of money to the soldiers 13 and said, “Tell … More A Resurrection Day Meditation
That’s one way to think of Christmas. With the incarnation, with the God-man Savior, the plan of the Father to conquer sin and its effects, including death, is unleashed. Christmas is the beginning of the end for death. All those who rightly fear death can run to a Savior who rescues them from death and … More The Beginning of the End of Death
Sunday Afternoon Musings This week I have been rereading a short biography on the life of Charles Simeon. It’s the second bio in John Piper’s The Roots of Endurance (Crossway, 2002). Simeon was a British pastor (1754-1836). His mother died when he was very young, his father was an unbeliever and he was sent to … More What Happens When a Non-believer Takes the Lord’s Supper Seriously?
Preparing Our Hearts for Easter Easter is only three weeks away! Christianity rises and falls on the resurrection of Christ. If Jesus rose from the dead on Easter Sunday, everything is proved. Everything is fulfilled or will be fulfilled. Jesus is God. The Scriptures are accurate. The prophecies are fulfilled. Sin and death have been … More Preparing for Easter (1)
Friday Thoughts You’ve heard the pundits. “This is a Christian nation” or, with equal fervor, “This is not and never was a Christian nation.” The reality? America was never a Christian nation—in any biblical sense. First, America is not a Christian country. It is a country with a veneer of Christianity. That Christian veneer was … More America Was Never a Christian Nation — not in any biblical sense anyway