Easter Sunday, 2020

Jesus said, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Truly I say to you unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies it remains only a single seed but if it dies it produces many seeds. The man who loves his life will lose it, but the…

When Church Buildings Burn

The recent disasters involving church buildings around the world have drawn attention to the Christian faith but not for the right reasons. Several weeks ago three historically Black churches in a small area of Louisiana were set on fire. Police have arrested a suspect who they believe is responsible for all three fires. Then the…

What’s Your Favorite Resurrection Appearance?

In honor of this week’s celebration of the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, I have compiled a list of my five favorite resurrection appearances. As one scholar points out, if Jesus’ resurrection was something that his disciples made up, they would have scripted the stories better, making themselves appear in a much better light.…

Life Insurance

Someone once wisely observed that the phrase life insurance is a bit misleading. He explained that the only thing that life insurance insures is payment of a fixed amount of money at the time of death. Life insurance cannot insure that life will continue for a single moment. The only true life insurance is the…