Good Friday: What Do We Think About the Cross?

God is most perfectly revealed in the crucified Jesus.  The vast majority of Christians out there would agree with this.  But if this is true, what does it say about our view of God?  What does our understanding of the cross say about what we believe God to be like? Penal substitutionary atonement is all…

Pastor Tullian is In the News Again

Tullian Tchividjian, the grandson of Billy Graham with the funny name, is in the news again. Some of you may remember last summer, when he resigned as pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in the Miami area after admitting to an extramarital affair.  Since then, he had been participating in a restoration program at Willow…

Lent Week 5: Is There a Safe Place to Repent?

We began our Lenten journey by going straight back to the beginning of our Christian faith:  At the tomb of Jesus, where he had just risen from the dead.  Why an Easter story during Lent?  Because Easter is not a one-day-a-year thing, it is the every-day-of-the-year reality of who we are as Christians.  We are…

Lent Week 4: Do Not Be Afraid

We began our Lenten journey by going straight back to the beginning of our Christian faith:  At the tomb of Jesus, where he had just risen from the dead.  Why an Easter story during Lent?  Because Easter is not a one-day-a-year thing, it is the every-day-of-the-year reality of who we are as Christians.  We are…

Lent Week 3: We Are Not Alone

We began our Lenten journey by going straight back to the beginning of our Christian faith:  At the tomb of Jesus, where he had just risen from the dead.  Why an Easter story during Lent?  Because Easter is not a one-day-a-year thing, it is the every-day-of-the-year reality of who we are as Christians.  We are…