If Jesus Hadn’t Risen Would You Still Be a Christian?

If it could be proven that Jesus didn’t really conquer the grave would you still be a Christian? If archeologists in Jerusalem discovered the body of Jesus of Nazareth would you remain a follower of Christ? Would you keep living for Jesus because of His compassionate example, His inspirational teaching, His noble moral standards? Or…

ASK BOB: “When should a preaching pastor be asked to resign?”

Occasionally people ask my opinion on various personal or church issues. I recently received the following question which I have reprinted below, followed by my response. QUESTION Dear Bob, The deacons of our congregation recently voted by 5-4 that they could no longer support our pastor.  This action led to the resignation of our pastor…

Snatching Victory from Apparent Defeat

The University of North Carolina played the University of Miami in the quarterfinals of the 2011 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament.  Miami hit the first shot of the game and continued from that point building a huge lead over North Carolina.  By early in the second half Miami led by nineteen points. Then UNC began mounting…

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