The Perfect Christian

A couple of weeks ago, our High School Youth group spent a Wednesday evening looking at what Jesus meant when he said: "You are the salt of the earth" (Matthew 5:13). We thought through the different...

The King.

The fourth chapter of the book Echoes of His Presence is about kingship. Herod was an Edomite, a descendant of Esau, Jacob (Israel's) brother. Herod ruled Jacob. Rumors of a Messiah born in Bethlehem were doubtful because...

Tim Mackie // Teacher Who Constantly Places Bible Stories in Light of the Grand...

I had fun this past Sunday working through the story-line of the Bible in light of the themes and trajectory of the Gospel according to John. If you missed it, you can listen to...

Holy People Make Us Uncomfortable // Quote

source "Almost Christian," Kenda Creasy Dean, p. 38

We Are the Devil’s People // The Gospel

I have a young friend named Levi. He's says and does some really neat things. Levi is very spiritually attuned and he really wants to know about the Lord. The other day, Levi drew something on...

Mark 12:1-12 // Parable of the Tenants

About a year ago, I taught the parable Jesus shared called the Parable of the Talents found in Mark 12:1-12. During the small group time afterward, I had a phenomenal and productive time with...

Can We Prevent Bad Things in Life?

"As a saint of God, my attitude toward sorrow and difficulty should not be to ask that they be prevented, but to ask that God protect me so that I may remain what He...

A Monologue from Joseph on the Birth of Jesus

Share Joseph’s perspective on the birth of Jesus (from Matthew 1:18-23). Dress up in a Bible costume and pretend to be Joseph. Hi. My name is Joseph. You’ve seen me in all the Christmas plays and...

Why Christians Practice Hospitality // Quote

source "Almost Christian," Kenda Creasy Dean, p. 33

Tim Keller on: What Encourages You & Discourages You About The Millennial Generation?

Jefferson Bethke did an interview with Tim Keller and asked him: What encourages and discourages you about the millennial generation? Keller shares, "What I see in the younger generation has a positive and negative side... of...

Did Jesus Exist? Yes.

Bart Ehrman recently wrote a book entitled: Did Jesus Exist? The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth Due to an increase in a popular conception that seeks to argue that the historical Jesus never existed, Dr....
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Messianic Genealogy // According to Both Matthew and Luke

  This coming Sunday in Main Street we are attempting to show the students where Jesus comes from. I came across this graphic and found it was the best to illustrate this lineage well.