Jesus’ followers were locked in a room, afraid. He appeared… alive with nail marks in his hands! This episode is a Bible study on John 20:19-31 and includes the story of doubting (believing) Thomas, the giving of the Holy Spirit, and a lesser-known commission.
Afraid no more [Sermon]
Fear may fill the world but it doesn’t have to fill your heart. This sermon unpacks John 11:1-27 — it’s part 1 of the raising of Lazarus.
Hope Through Hardship – an Easter conversation with Jennifer Harris and Julie Cunha
The episode is a conversation with Jennifer Harris and Julie Cunha at Westminster Church in Barrie on Easter. We talk about hope through hardship, and encourage you to also see the ways God works – even when life is hard.
Cleansing the Temple with zeal, and our hearts from apathy (Growing Deeper with John 2:13-25)
So much for Jesus meek and mild! He’s upset, and this Bible study episode on John 2:13-25 explains why. We also discuss his “zeal” and what it might mean for us today.
Martyrs and witnesses—then and now (Growing Deeper with Luke 24:36-49)
In this episode I offer an in-depth look at Jesus’ resurrection appearance in Luke 24:36-49 and focus on the idea of being a witness (which is sometimes dangerous). Truth is silenced when witnesses are silent.
Paradise is a Person [Sermon]
A lot of people are searching, they are dis-content. In this sermon about the road to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35) I reflect on the implications of the risen Jesus and our longing for contentment.
Eden restored, paradise in a person, and finding contentment on the road to Emmaus (Growing Deeper with Luke 24:13-35)
In this episode I offer an in-depth look at the risen Jesus meeting two disciples on the road to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35) and connect it to our own quests for contentment.
Graveside dangers, renovation-by-resurrection, and the birthday of God’s new world (Growing Deeper with Luke 24:1-12)
This podcast episode is a more in-depth look at the resurrection story in Luke 24:1-12. As always there is more than what meets the eye, and hope for the living of difficult days.
The Game Plan [Sermon]
Easter is good, not because of how we’re feeling, but because of what God is doing. This Easter sermon on Luke 24:-12 explores the most significant event ever: the resurrection of Jesus.
Afraid Yet Filled With Joy [Sermon]
Wouldn’t it be great if joy could triumph over the fear within us? That’s what this Easter Sunday sermon explores with Matthew 28.
Dear Church, it’s the pastor, don’t come to church this Easter
Every year we meet together to celebrate the resurrection, but not this year. When I say don’t come to church, I’m talking about the building. You ARE the church. Here’s some perspective about an Easter that will be different.
Is There Evidence for the Resurrection?
What if there were actual reasons for believing in the resurrection? This post responds to the 4 major conspiracy theories against the resurrection and outlines other evidences that bolster the foundation of the Christian faith.
From a Magical Bunny to a Bloody Cross — 6 Common Q & A’s about Easter
What do a magical bunny, chocolate, a bloody cross, and an empty tomb all have in common? They all make an appearance on Easter weekend.
your Questions about Easter (and the answers)
What’s the deal with a bunny, Good Friday, eggs, a resurrection and the date always changing? This post offers some explanation.
Can You Trust The Bible About The Resurrection?
Some people have blind faith; but some have blind doubt. And if we’re being honest, many of us are somewhere in between. Often, doubt is a part
“I never lost faith in the end of the story” (A former P.O.W. gives perspective-shifting words for Easter)
Admiral James Stockdale was a prisoner of war for eight years during Vietnam. After those eight long years, author Jim Collins asked him how he
How Do You Talk To Your Kids About Easter?
I was chatting with a parent this week. She wanted to be thoughtful and faithful about it. Yes, the Easter bunny is around. But how