Ascension may see to be a curious church holiday. Why would the church celebrate Jesus’ physical presence leaving the planet?! How does that help? Wouldn’t life be better with Jesus roaming the planet stopping wars and curing disease? Watch and see how even though Jesus is gone, we are not alone.
Jesus lives! Because he lives – so do we! We continue with the vine and branches section of the Gospel of John. We’ll see how he is in us. Our relationship with God is so close he calls us friends. Sometimes we don’t see the love or feel the closeness of God. That isn’t because […]
“I am the vine; you are the branches.” With these words Jesus reminds us of the important relationship that he has with us. Bearing fruit for his kingdom is something we can only do if we are connected to him.
We are alive in Christ. On this third Sunday of the Easter season we take our focus off of Jesus resurrected body and turn into God’s word. It is there we find the Spirit. He is the one who opens our minds to the truth of God’s love.
April 13th is the day we celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s birthday. While the founding father of our nation loved books of all kinds, you might be surprised to see what he did to the Bible. What was it about the resurrection that caused such a strong reaction from Thomas Jefferson, Greeks, Romans, and even one of Jesus’ own disciples?! Nothing can change the truth that Jesus is alive, no doubt about it.