Dr. S.M. Lockridge (1913-2000) was the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, a prominent African-American church in San Diego, CA, from 1953-1993. He gave a Good Friday devotional entitled “It’s Friday – But, Sunday’s Coming.”
Shane Vander Hart and Michael Mudlaff talk to Derek Baars who lost his foster children because he wouldn’t tell them the Easter Bunny was real.
Is there disparity in President Barack Obama’s statements on Christian, Jewish and Muslim holidays. There certainly is with the statements’ length.
Happy Easter! We wanted to share the Resurrection narrative from John 20:1-29 to encourage you to reflect on Christ’s victory over sin and death today.
Shane Vander Hart: Christmas is simply the beginning of the road to the Passion. Without the Passion and Resurrection of Christ, Christmas is meaningless.
Early in the last century much of then-official Mainline Protestantism succumbed to theological liberalism, rejecting biblical events like Christ’s resurrection as history. Easter was merely a metaphor, the spiritual Springtime equivalent of blooming daffodils, they insisted. Today, such theological ‘modernism’ is archaic and in tatters, touted by elderly Protestant clergy and the sparsely attended roadshow […]
With all of the events that have taken place just prior or during this first week of April it is clear that Barack Obama is an April Fools Joke on us.
Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake, foran angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. His appearance was like […]
On behalf of the contributors at Caffeinated Thoughts, I’d like to wish you all a very Happy Easter. My prayer is that you would know the One whom this day is about – Jesus Christ, who was crucified, buried and now Risen. With the hope of the Resurrection mine and many others’ faith would be […]
A prayer for this Resurrection Day! Happy Easter! He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! From Valley of Vision: O GOD OF MY EXODUS, Great was the joy of Israel’s sons when Egypt died upon the shore, Far greater the joy when the Redeemer’s foe lay crushed in the dust. Jesus strides forth as the […]
I am sitting in the upper room, numb with pain, alone in shock The day of hell that You endured, has left you buried behind a Rock. Today is Saturday: the Sabbath Rest, And yet I find no peace in this. Oh Jesus you’re dead, buried and gone, And in this upper room I mourn. […]
As we mark Good Friday today, let’s remember that it isn’t the end of the story… Sunday’s Comin.. Also for some addition reading I wanted to highlight a series of short posts I did last year on "The Seven Last Words of Christ," statements that he made from the cross. “Father Forgive Them” “You Will […]
By Jim Gibbons, Republican Candidate for Iowa’s Third Congressional District This weekend hundreds of thousands of Christians in Iowa celebrated Palm Sunday in preparation for Good Friday and Easter Sunday. As I reflect on this time of year, Simon of Cyrene comes to mind. As you recall, Simon of Cyrene was a man who was […]
Happy Easter! From the Gospel of Matthew: Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone […]
The message Shane preached at Grace Evangelical Free Church’s Easter service and public launch. Sharing about the promises that we have in Easter’s emptiness.. the promise of the empty cross and empty tomb. http://www.archive.org/download/ShaneVanderHartEaster_sEmptiness/eastersemptiness080323.mp3Podcast: Download | Embed