In an effort to avoid the fallacies of the prosperity gospel, we have limited our view of God's power.Jason Vana
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Matt Chandler once said, “We’ve got a lot of boys with beards these days.” His statement couldn’t be truer. You just need to look around your neighborhood, workplace, schools, cities, even your church, to see a bunch of little boys parading around as men. No responsibility, no commitment, choosing video games over work, [...]Jason Vana
“Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!” Luke 24:5b-6a The words the angels spoke to the women who discovered the empty tomb of Christ resonate with me every Easter. Why do you look for the living among the dead? It’s a question that is just as viable today as it was 2,000 years ago.Jason Vana
Earlier this week, the Church saw itself disdained in the eyes of many. St. Mary’s Cathedral, the principal church of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, had installed a watering system to keep the homeless from sleeping in the cathedral’s doorways (read the news story). The church leaders claimed the system was installed to clean [...]Jason Vana
Hebrews 11 is easily one of my favorite chapters in all of scripture. In one chapter, Paul takes all of the great stories of faith in the Old Testament and compresses them down into one digestible section. Enoch, who pleased God so much, God took him without having to experience death. Noah, who spent decades building an ark in the midst [...]Jason Vana