Resurrection: Life After Life After Death

Though we’ve had thousands of years to create a deep theology of resurrection, we have for some reason reduced the concept to a fraction of what it is. The Bible writers understood resurrection to be a whole lot more than what we teach. When Jesus was resurrected from the dead, it sent theological shockwaves throughout…

The Trinity in the Old Testament

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.” (Genesis 1:1-2) Two verses into the Bible and the Hebrew authors are already asking us to…

Resurrection Life

Some verses this Holy Week to remind us of what resurrection life looks like. Resurrection in Jesus’ Teaching No more marriage in resurrection life |::| Luke 20:35 The resurrected body cannot die |::| Luke 20:36 We’ll be equal to the angels |::|Luke 20:36 We become sons of God |::| Luke 20:36 Jesus would go through resurrection…

Resurrection As the Bible Explains It

What we celebrate every Easter is not just the idea that Jesus died and went to Heaven—that’s not what resurrection is. Resurrection is the putting on of a new body that’s fit for the Kingdom of Heaven which God will one day establish on Earth when Jesus returns. And the Bible has a lot more…

Why We Empower People

Working off of Brian Fikkert and Steve Corbett’s book, When Helping Hurts, and his own experiences, Jamin explains the importance of empowering people. Poverty comes into our lives in many other ways and if we want to bring wholistic healing to each other, we must look beyond financial issues to find the deeper roots at play….