Category: Christian Life & Calling

Thanksgiving: A Call to Praise

Reading Time: 3 minutes Psalm 95 is an invitation to be thankful to God. Thinking through it on Thanksgiving day, […]

The Biblical Purpose of Education

Reading Time: 7 minutes Although the Bible does not explicitly lay out God’s perfect vision for education in extensive […]

So, the Election is Over. Now Whom Do We Owe Taxes to Again?

Reading Time: 5 minutes How Christians Should Respond to the Election Results To put it mildly, most people would […]

Following Christ in Freedom

Reading Time: 5 minutes Friends of Emmaus, I hope many of you will remember us: Dan and Cyndi Williams […]

Choosing Joy

Reading Time: 2 minutes On March 6, the Emmaus Ensemble embarked on our annual spring break tour to build up and encourage the body of Christ. We had the privilege of visiting Galena Bible Church in Illinois, Rice Lake Bible Chapel and Trott Brook Gospel Hall in Minnesota, and Country Bible Church and Wauwatosa Bible Chapel in Wisconsin.

Well Might the Sun in Darkness Hide

Reading Time: 4 minutes What is striking about Matthew’s account of crucifixion is the number of supernatural events that accompany the final three hours and the death of Jesus (Matt. 27:45-54). The sky turned dark at midday. The curtain in the temple was ripped in two. There was an earthquake. Tombs were opened and some of the dead came to life. This is what happened when the Sinless One was made sin; when the Lord of Glory was crucified; when the Author of Life died. The created order was testifying that something of unparalleled magnitude was taking place to the Creator himself. Let’s reflect on the first of these events.

The Triumphs of the Crucified Messiah

Reading Time: 5 minutes Christians linger often and long at the cross. But we should also gaze at the empty tomb and our hearts be lifted in amazement at the power of God at work on our behalf.

Observe the Clouds

Reading Time: 5 minutes After a while of staring into the heavens, it hits you… He created it all – the sun, the moon, the stars. He is higher than we are. He is greater than we are. In Him all things consist and are held together. The cosmos was created by an almighty God, a personal God, who controls all things—and that God wants to have a relationship with his creation.

Easter Cannot Be Cancelled

Reading Time: 3 minutes We live in confusing and uncertain times. Lately it seems every day we open our […]

Calming the Winds of Chaos and Crisis

Reading Time: 5 minutes Jesus calms our fears and speaks peace into our hearts, even (especially) in times of crisis.