Looking for Jesus- Scott Tjernagel
Are you looking for Jesus? You are not alone. We read about people looking for Jesus this morning in Matthew’s story. They found him. He wants to be found. Keep looking and I am sure you will find him.
The Power of the Empty Tomb- Otto Gallaher
Exploring the theological necessity, historical reliability, and transformative power of the Resurrection.
The Way We Believe- Scott Tjernagel
It takes time and repetition of the story year after year to believe the resurrection. It is so unfamiliar to us that a body that died and was put in a tomb would be raised to life again. And yet that is our faith. We believe Jesus died and rose again. Coming to fully embrace that faith is a process not a singular “ah ha” moment.
What Did Jesus Do?- Scott Tjernagel
Paul in writing the Corinthians determined to keep his message plain and simple. “First Jesus__who he is, and second Jesus__what he did, Jesus crucified.” These two questions are foundational for following Jesus. We must know who he is and what he has done for us. What did Jesus do for us on the cross?
Who is Jesus?- Scott Tjernagel
The crowds welcomed Jesus to Jerusalem with shouts of praise. In the praise there are several titles attributed to Jesus. What do these titles mean? How does the meaning of these titles help us answer the question of Jesus’ identity? Who is Jesus?
Second Sunday of Lent-Confession of Fighting in an Imagined Culture War-Scott Tjernagel
Is Culture war real or imagined? What if Culture War is a political device used to manipulate people? What if fighting in the Culture War is undermining the Church’s witness to Jesus?