Hey Christian, you are witnesses of these things! Last week on the sermon intro blog post, I suggested that one bit of Christian lingo, the word “witness,” might not mean what you think it means. So what does “witness” mean? Jesus says in Luke 24:36-53, that his disciples are all witnesses. They watched his lifeContinue reading “Telling your story is more important than you think”
Monthly Archives: June 2016
Hey Christian, “witness” might not mean what you think it means
We Christians use a lot of lingo. This lingo is insider talk, words and phrases that most of us understand if we have been in churches for a number of years, but newcomers or anyone else might find this lingo confusing. Some have even dubbed it “Christianese”. Not sure what I’m talking about? A friendContinue reading “Hey Christian, “witness” might not mean what you think it means”
How to find the good life (is it in North Dakota?)
Do you want to have a good life? Apparently you can find it in North Dakota. I wonder what people from North Dakota have to say about that? I’ve never been, but I often say to my wife, after dealing with some kind of difficulty in our family, finances, or jobs, that maybe we shouldContinue reading “How to find the good life (is it in North Dakota?)”
He is risen? Really? So what?
“He is risen! He is risen indeed!” This is the call and response that we use on Easter Sunday. But this Sunday is not Easter Sunday. That was two months ago. This Sunday we’re revisiting Easter again. Why? In the book of Acts we learn that the earliest Christians decided to meet on Sundays becauseContinue reading “He is risen? Really? So what?”