Bible reading with multiple voices (Matthew 26:36 — 27:54 in the New Living Translation)
Monologue--the story of Christ’s suffering out of Matthew’s gospel, unadorned with conversation.
Death is a source of fear for many people. It’s something none of us can avoid. And yet, Christ has conquered death! It’s a profound statement that deeply affects each of our lives.
Have you ever experienced moments of clear understanding . . . when you caught a glimpse of God’s character?
Some churches observe communion every Sunday, while others do once a quarter or maybe only on holidays. The question is has this time of contemplation and worship become a mere habit? Or does it mean something more
The cross has become a symbol of salvation to people of the Christian faith. But is it possible to put more faith in the symbol of the cross than in the God behind it?
The graveyard gives a sense of permanency. To the casual observer, death represents the end of the long road of life. The grave isn’t the last stop on our journey! There’s hope ahead.
Men and women throughout history have had to make a choice, to believe Jesus rose from the grave, or deny it.
If you’ve experienced communion in your home church, you know how easy it is to go through the motions and leave without really understanding the meaning behind it. Let's remember the sacred ceremony of the first communion.
As we look at the dialogue that transpired that night, we see that Christ’s message on servanthood is at the core of our faith even now, nearly two thousand years later.
If we’re not paying attention, it’s easy for us to let things lose their significance. Sometimes we go through the motions, for instance, and miss celebrating the transforming power of Christ’s death on the cross.
If you’ve lost a loved one, then you know that life is fleeting. Here one day and gone the next. So it’s important to make each moment count.
Listening is a skill. And if we’re not careful, we could miss the entire point of the conversation!
In Matthew 28, verse 19, Jesus commands His followers to “go and make disciples of all nations.” Let's discuss the importance of bringing people in your community, and around the world, to the foot of the cross.
Have you ever felt that God turned His back on you? When difficult seasons arise, it’s easy to question whether God truly knows what you’re going through.