Easter people

There are many great posts around the blogosphere about Easter. Here is one from NT professor (Asbury Seminary) Ben Witherington, Rising to the Occasion: Easter Reflections. ... It has been said that Christians are by nature an Easter people, and certainly in all generations of the church belief in ... Continue reading

Cheating death

The disciple famously known as "Doubting Thomas" should probably be renamed "Rational Thomas," or maybe "My-momma- didn't-raise- no-fools" Thomas. When the other disciples report that Jesus is alive, Thomas thinks they've lost their marbles.If you read the Gospel account of the post-crucifixion ... Continue reading

A very Good Friday

They had hitched their wagons to a star, and now that star had become a flaming meteor, exploding over their heads and threatening to incinerate them all.Mere days earlier, this Jesus, this Rabbi who had dazzled the country with his miracles and the authority and wisdom in his teaching, had been ... Continue reading

FLASH! CBS News reveals major scoop!

CBS News Claims Documents Disprove Christ's ResurrectionNEW YORK In yet another bold display of investigative journalism, CBS News has used anchorman Dan Rather and its 60 Minutes program to break a story about a document discovery they say disproves the Biblical account of the resurrection of ... Continue reading

One grand miracle

One is very often asked at present whether we could not have a Christianity...freed from its miraculous elements, a Christianity with the miraculous elements suppressed. Now it seems to me that precisely the one religion in the world...with which you could not do that is Christianity. [For instance, ... Continue reading

On resurrection and rabbits

James Killeen was a man about to die. Like most people facing death, he wanted to live. He was a member of a small religious sect that believed God was about to work a miracle in response to their faith. And so, when James died in his bed, his wife and the other believers gathered around his body ... Continue reading