Church, Theology

Tom Wright on the Resurrection

That the disciple of Jesus taught his resurrection was a revolutionary concept. Here is Tom Wright, former Bishop of Durham and one of the foremost New Testament scholars of our day, explaining why the resurrection must be true. "The only way you can explain why christianity began and why it took the very precise shape it was… Continue reading Tom Wright on the Resurrection

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Church, History

Herod’s Temple

During the message today, I mentioned a model of Herod's temple that was built by a British pensioner. The man's name is Alex Garrard, and he spent the last thirty years constructing his model - which stretches 20 feet long and 12 feet wide. Sadly, Mr. Garrard passed away in 2010, and the model is… Continue reading Herod’s Temple

Church, Worship

Worship Manifesto, post 3

Worship cannot be generated through mood lighting or great musicians because the source of worship must be the understanding (in part, 1 Corinthians 13:12) of God's glory in Jesus Christ. Worship is not of this world; it is an attribute of resurrection. Only those raised in Christ can truly worship.