Posts By: Sheri Bell

Empty Tomb: Details of Christ’s Resurrection

Apologetics Booklet Examines Factual Evidence of the Death and Rise of Jesus Christ.   In this, our fourth of six blog posts exploring the validity of the resurrection of Christ, we invite you to consider the factual, historical evidence that gives believers certainty that Jesus rose from death, leaving behind an empty tomb, just as He promised! You… Read more »

Burial Details of the Resurrection of Christ

Apologetics Booklet Examines Factual Evidence of the Death, Burial, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.   In this, our third of six blog posts exploring the validity of the resurrection of Christ, we invite you to consider the factual, historical evidence that gives believers certainty that Jesus rose from the dead, just as He promised! In our last blog post we… Read more »

Crucifixion Details of the Resurrection of Christ

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Apologetics Booklet Examines Factual Evidence of the Death and Rise of Jesus Christ.   In this, our second of six blog posts exploring the validity of the resurrection of Christ, we invite you to consider the factual, historical evidence that gives believers certainty that Jesus did rise from the dead, just as He promised! If you missed our intro… Read more »

Did Jesus Really Rise From Death?

Apologetics Booklet Examines Factual Evidence of the Death and Rise of Jesus Christ.   How does one go about finding a true answer to the question of whether Jesus did or didn’t rise from the dead? A critical historian would check out the validity of the records of witnesses, confirm Jesus’ death by crucifixion, go over… Read more »

Filling Our Three Deepest Needs in 2017

Filling our deepest needs in 2017

Are Our Deepest Needs Fillable?   As New Year’s Eve approaches, many of us feel the weight of expected self-reflection and new year resolutions. What’s going right in our lives? What needs to be tweaked? What’s definitely not working? Do we have the friends we want? The significant other we crave? The prestige and financial success we’ve decided we deserve? What… Read more »

Cultural tolerance Wrap-Up: What Have We Learned?

With this, our thirtieth blog post on the topic of cultural tolerance, we conclude our series based on the book The Beauty of Intolerance. As Top Ten lists are so popular, let’s use that format to remind ourselves of some of the important things we’ve learned about cultural tolerance together over the last six months. If this series has been… Read more »

Youth Morality: Cultural Tolerance and the Classroom

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Christian Youth Morality Affected More by the Classroom or Parents? It’s not that our kids are rejecting Christianity, it’s that they have been influenced to define it according to their cultural setting. They are putting together their own religious canon in a smorgasbord style. Led to believe that it is better to pick and choose from… Read more »

Santa or Jesus: Cultural Tolerance and Christmas

Santa or Jesus the Reason for the Season?  As we head into the Christmas season, we have the opportunity to tell the world about the greatest gift ever: the authentic, selfless, other-focused love of Jesus. Let us not, then, be silenced by cultural tolerance, which declares that it’s offensive, in our highly PC world, to courageously and joyfully declare that… Read more »

Loving: Cultural Tolerance and the Church

Is the Church loving, if it overlooks sin?  So last week I wrote about a university president who had to remind one of his students that if he felt guilt over a chapel message about loving others, the appropriate response was not to complain that the message made him squirm in his seat. “We don’t believe that… Read more »