A Memorial Weekend service with a message focusing on the meaning and significance of the Ascension of Christ
Throughout history, Dr. Eddy argues, there have been three marriage models that have evolved with society: traditional marriage, romantic marriage, and consumer marriage. But which of these models is the right one for a Christian marriage? None of them, answers Eddy.
The naming of a child is a big deal for us. We put quite a bit of thought into the namesakes of our children. We are following a rich biblical practice of giving our children names that speak to the character and legacies we hope our children rise to […]
This is a repost from a couple years ago. -JB The Christmas story is all too familiar for most Christians today. We’ve seen two dozen pageants, have basically memorized Matthew and Luke’s accounts of wise men, shepherds, overbooked inns and barnyard manger scenes. The problem with familiarity, as […]
UPDATE: Thanks to a friend, I have been informed that apparently the so-called Catholic origins of this song and encoded meaning is a fanciful myth. Read here. If someone has some research to back up these claims, please send them my way. My apologies for spreading the myth. :) […]
My firstborn buddy turns 3 years today, and I’m reposting this series from his birth on the meaning of his name. Enjoy! -JB What’s in a name, anyways? In a culture where most parents choose names that sound nice or are currently trendy, we find ourselves far from […]
Here’s two clips of a sermon by Greg Boyd called ‘Taking Out the Trash‘(5/11/2008) where he addresses the central question: What does it mean to “get saved?” Many people (especially people in the United States) see salvation as a one time event and the result of “believing” certain things about God. […]