True Woman: No One Like Jesus!
There truly is no one like Jesus—not even close! But it is one thing to give mental assent to that concept and quite another to make Him the supreme, unique object of our attention and affection.
Revive Our Hearts: The Incomparable Christ
During the weeks leading up to Easter, Nancy will be teaching an extended series on the person and work of Christ, based on The Incomparable Christ by J. Oswald Sanders. This is a special opportunity to prepare our hearts to commemorate the passion and resurrection of Christ. May you come to know, love, trust, follow, and reflect Christ in a greater way during this holy season!
True Woman: How would Jesus celebrate Christmas?
Between Santa and jingle bells, Christmas parties, and presents to buy and hope for, I think most of us struggle to keep our attention focused on the baby in the manger. I've worked hard to make this a Christmas where I had time to consider the sacred. That's why I keep wondering how Jesus would celebrate His birth.
True Woman: A Warrior Child
As you focus on the lovely manger scene today and tomorrow, remember that although the setting appears peaceful, this night brings a warrior Child, the One who will conquer death, hell, and the grave.
True Woman: Are You Treating Jesus Like a Good Luck Charm?
When I want to do well, want things to go my way, or even want to succeed for my own glory, I sometimes run to Jesus like I would a lucky rabbit’s foot or pre-game ritual. And when life throws me a curveball, I find myself wondering “Where were you on that one.”
True Woman: Fresh Awe . . . Our Incomparable Christ!
When was the last time you felt . . . awe? I have to say, it is a feeling I feel entirely too infrequently. Except for lately.
True Woman: He Put Skin On His Love
If you’re not feelin’ it, the answer isn’t to make Him prove His love apart from His sacrifice on the cross, but to pour over those moments when He “put skin” to His love and bled and suffered for you, in your place.
Kids and comedy - side-splitting video clip: questions about Jesus
Outnumbered is a BBC sitcom about a long-suffering couple with three smart children. Sadly for those outside UK, it is not streamed or archived on the BBC site (it does have some clips here and here) but it is available worldwide on DVD (Region 2). Here’s an incredibly funny clip that has gone viral, with 9-year-old Ben slow-grilling a minister.
Journey to Bethlehem Advent Bible Reading Guide
Spend just a few minutes each day following the Bible’s story of Jesus’ birth. "Journey to Bethlehem" provides you with one short scripture reading each day followed by a reflection question or two designed to help you see how God promised the world a Savior and then kept that promise. Starts November 30th.