In Preparation for the 3rd Sunday of Easter 2018

He is still risen!

He is still risen, indeed! Alleluia!

This weekend Pastor Troup is preaching on the Gospel text from Luke. Luke gives us one of Jesus’ post-resurrection appearances that highlights the physical nature of Jesus’ resurrection. Jesus was no mere spirit. He didn’t come back half dead or something. Instead, he bodily rose from the grave. (Here’s a great apologetics discussion on the validity of the resurrection) Continue reading

In Preparation for the 2nd Sunday of Easter 2018

Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed! Alleluia!

It’s true! Christ is risen!

Now, this weekend, we hear some of the response to that resurrection. You can look at the readings for this weekend and see the profound effect this news had upon the apostles and other followers of Christ. The selfless love of Christ was manifested among the people as they cared for others to the best of their abilities. Continue reading