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The Bride & The Bridegroom

[A version of this article originally appeared on Pastor Aaron Hill’s website “A Ransomed Mind.”] On June 26th, 2015 the United State Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states. It removed the debate from the democratic process and granted all same-sex couples the right to marry. Recent polls show that 60% of the U.S. […]

What If I Refuse to Forgive?

Only God Forgives? Yesterday we talked about The Justice of Forgiveness. At the end of that article I ended with a cliffhanger question, “What if you refuse to forgive someone?” I think it is a very valid question because I hear Christians who tell me that they would refuse to forgive someone who killed their spouse, […]

The Justice of Forgiveness

The Justice of Forgiveness The world is out for revenge. These days, every major Hollywood star has their own revenge movie, or is about to release one (Denzel Washington, Keanu Reeves, Sylvester Stallone, Liam Neeson, Nicolas Cage, etc) All these Hollywood heroes are “out for justice.” They’re going to pay the bad guys back for […]

The Mission Continues: What About Muslims?

(This is the third article in a series called “The Mission Continues” as we discuss how to continue the lessons we learned during this year’s missions celebration. Click here to read the rest of the posts.) How Does God See Muslims? We are constantly bombarded with negative reports of Muslim terrorists by the media. Many Americans today, […]

Why Does The Resurrection Matter?

This past Sunday Christians everywhere, all around the world, celebrated the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Easter is the glorious day when we celebrate our risen Savior. In his sermon on Easter Sunday, Pastor Chris quoted from 1 Corinthians 15:17, 19 where Paul writes, “if Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; […]

The Passion Week – A Timeline

This is the week that we celebrate Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, the Last Supper, Jesus’ arrest, trial, torture, execution, cruxificion, and resurrection. Some call it Holy Week, others call it the Passion Week. As Pastor Chris shared this past Sunday over 40% of the Gospels are dedicated to the events of this special week. I […]