Ephesians, Part Two

” There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call—[5] one Lord, one faith, one baptism, [6] one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.” (Ephesians 4:4-5, ESV) Click here to watch a video version of…

Thursday, May 21, is when Jesus’ ascension into heaven was celebrated this year. Bryan Wolfmueller, a Lutheran pastor from Austin, Texas developed a list of important, relevant doctrines that are bound up in Jesus’ ascension. Before we get to any of them, we need to point out, as Pastor Wolfmueller does, that Jesus’ ascension is…

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.…