Why I Believe Jesus Rose From the Dead

Why I Believe Jesus Rose From the Dead

Note: Some material for this blog is adapted from “Beyond Death” by Gary R. Habermas and J. P. Moreland (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Pub. 2004) and “The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus” by Gary R. Habermas and Michael R. Licona (Grand Rapids; MI: Kregel, 2004)....
“JESUS CALLING” BY SARAH YOUNG

“JESUS CALLING” BY SARAH YOUNG

In recent months I have been asked several times what I think about Jesus Calling by Sarah Young. So here is my brief response. On October 23, 2013 the NY Times stated, “Since its 2004 release, Ms. Young’s ‘Jesus Calling,’ a collection of 365 short daily ‘devotionals’...
Try Writing Your Conversion Story

Try Writing Your Conversion Story

When I was a student at the Moody Bible Institute I had a class on Personal Evangelism.  One of the assignments was to write our conversion story in Gospel language.  Many students were stunned to get a “D” on their conversion story!  I think I received a “B” on mine....
Fasting During Lent: A Guide

Fasting During Lent: A Guide

What is fasting?  One of my favorite ways of describing fasting is to say, fasting is abstaining from something I normally do, in order to give attention to something I don’t normally do (or don’t do enough!). Two well-known authors on spiritual disciples have defined...