Christ Crucified

We Preach Christ Crucified

BY BRANDON HANSON

You will not read articles about how Jesus is a “life coach” that just wants to help you get ahead in life. You will not hear teaching that leaves you with the impression that God is stuck in heaven fretting over the world as he looks down in anxiety, just hoping someone will do enough to get the blessing…

We Preach Christ Crucified

No Other God Than The Crucified God

BY DONAVON RILEY

A pastor who's got his antennae tuned up for a person's confession will listen for where the First Command has broken loose in a Christian's life. He will listen for where the command has laid him open and left him naked and exposed and ashamed before God and his neighbors.

No Other God Than The Crucified God

Out of Ammo

BY BRANDON HANSON

So there’s this famous quote that you may have heard in one form or another around the interwebs. I think I finally found the original quote and who said it (but let me know if you think I’m mistaken): “The Christian army is the only army that shoots and buries its wounded.” -Dr. Freddie Gage

Out of Ammo

Standing on My Tiptoes

BY ELYSE FITZPATRICK

The conversation between four year-old Jackson and his mom in the car after dropping off his siblings at school was all-too-typical. “Am I growing? Am I getting bigger? Why am I still so little?” Jackson began his habitual morning tears.

Standing on My Tiptoes

Why “Good” Friday?

BY ERICK SORENSEN

Have you ever wondered, of all the adjectives we could use to describe this day why in the world we chose the word “good?” Yeah, me too.

Why “Good” Friday?

The Original Formula

BY RJ GRUNEWALD

In 1985 the Coca-Cola Company introduced a new formula for their flagship soda. Perhaps this may not seem like a big deal, but keep in mind I’m not talking about adding a new product like Cherry Coke, Diet Coke, or Vanilla Coke. 

The Original Formula