Posts tagged with: Easter

The fifth Station of the Cross where Simon of Cyrene assists Jesus in carrying the cross

Leadership Burdens (Part II)

How might we as leaders learn to carry the burdens of others?

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Sari-clad woman in Mysore, India, balancing a basket of chikoo on her head.

Leadership Burdens (Part I)

How might we as leaders learn to carry our own load?

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Facing Our Failures in Lent

Facing my failures? No thanks. If you’re anything like me, facing your failures has the potential to be a quick slide down a mental spiral.

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A woman with a music stand and microphone hosting a Sunday morning prayer service

Women as Witnesses to the Resurrection:
Another Striking Implication

The centrality of women in the resurrection stories gives us a dramatic picture of God using women for a crucial and wonderful aspect of his revelatory work.

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A brass statue of Justice blindfolded and holding a scales

Women as Witnesses to the Resurrection: A Striking Implication

The gospel stories of Jesus’s resurrection have some surprising features, in addition to the most obvious surprise. One of these surprises has to do with the prominent role of women as witnesses to the resurrection.

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Is the Resurrection of Jesus an Idle Tale?

When some of the women who followed Jesus returned from his tomb, announcing to the other disciples the good news of the resurrection, those who heard their announcement considered it an “idle tale” (Luke 24:11).

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sun rays inside cave - reminds us of An empty tomb viewed from the inside with the sunlight shining in

The Good News of Easter

Because of the resurrection, everything changes. And it’s all based on the simple good news: Christ is risen!

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A notebook with a flowery cross on it and the words "You Are Loved"

Remember, Return, Retell

I do not know what bemuses me the most about this story: that Jesus appears suddenly to startled disciples and declares “Peace be with you” or that he asks if anyone has anything to eat and they casually give him broiled fish? 

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Fifty Days of Easter Pictures

More than ever before, at least for me, these words of Romans 8 are very precious as we consider the year—more than a year—we have all just endured.

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A stream running through a desert towards the mountains

Workday Prayers: When Your Spirit is Dry

We have within us a deep need for God, a deep thirst that only the Lord’s living water can quench.

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Called to Future Living

God has called us to eternal life.

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Two men talking beside a lake at sunset

How Does God Call Us?

The call of God comes to us through the means of human voices.

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Called to a Special Way of Living

How we live each day should reflect the fact that we have been set apart by God for relationship with him and for participation in his work.

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A man standing on a hill looking at a sunset

Calling Today into the Future

God is calling us today into his own kingdom and glory.

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A sepia-toned image of a shepherd in Iran with a group of sheep

“Everything You Need” Includes the Refreshing of Your Soul

The Lord, as your Shepherd, leads his sheep to rest.

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