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Jesus myths need correction, Darling writesNASHVILLE (BP) -- Even evangelical Christians can believe in a mythical Jesus, and that needs to be corrected, says Daniel Darling.
"I've seen a tendency among evangelicals, including myself, to create a Jesus in our own image rather than surrendering to the Spirit's work of creating us in Christ's image," Darling told Baptist Press in an email interview. "The Scriptures present one Christ, the Christ of history, the Christ who is. I think chasing down a Jesus who looks just like us ends up with disappointment and disillusionment. The Jesus who is is infinitely better than the Jesus we create." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Gain to lose?
EL CAJON, Calif. (BP) -- "Only in the Christian life," California pastor David Jeremiah writes, "does surrender bring victory, and only in loving Him more than 'these things' (John 21:15) can we gain to lose and lose to gain." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Easter -- A new name for a monumental day
The bleak Friday of Jesus' death on the cross is renamed for this monumental day in God's redemption of mankind, pastor Michael Brooks writes. Read More
Where was Jesus tried?PADUCAH, Ky. (BP) -- The trial of Jesus Christ before the Roman governor Pontius Pilate is the most famous trial in human history. One of its most fascinating aspects remains somewhat of a mystery: Where was it held in Jerusalem?
Three of the four Gospels contain some helpful clues to the trial's location but they do not mention a clearly identifiable site in Jerusalem. Read More
AT THE MOVIES: 'Killing Jesus' poorly depicts our living Lord
Killing Jesus," the New York Times best-seller by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard, does a reliable job of proving Jesus lived on earth, had a following and was crucified. The National Geographic Channel's film by the same name is a different matter. Read More
MOVIES: Redeeming the art
While contemporary movies are more secular than spiritual, Phil Boatwright points to upcoming faith-based movies and DVDs that redeem Cinematic and made-for-television storytelling. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Jesus on money
Roger S. Oldham of the SBC Executive Committee notes what Jesus said affirmatively & negatively about money. "When anchored in Jesus' teaching, our money can be all that God's intends for our part in advancing His Kingdom," Oldham writes. Read More
March for Jesus draws 12,000VIENNA, Austria (BP) -- I must admit, when organizers told me they were expecting 5,000 to 10,000 people to gather together in Vienna's main square to proclaim the name of Jesus, I was skeptical. And when I was told a march around the central part of the city would conclude with a festival that included Christian music and preaching, I was even more doubtful about the impact this event would have. Read More
Is Jesus the only way? (part 4)
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP)--In the first column in this series I said that we can come to terms with Jesus' claims to being the only way to salvation by answering three rudimentary questions. Read More