Last week with Klesis!

Last week with Klesis!

Last Thursday, Ryan gave bible study on Titus 3 with warnings about the things that sidetrack us from the gospel, then we went to the board walk and played pirate-themed mini-golf. Friday and Saturday, the brothers camped at Big Sur National Park and enjoyed cooking sausages and super-size s'mores and went on a nice hike at Point Lobos in Monterey while the sisters went up to San Jose for Hot pot and Asian dessert.

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Jesus and the Sadducees: Is resurrection just “pie in the sky when you die”?

Jesus and the Sadducees: Is resurrection just “pie in the sky when you die”?

Wright spends a good deal of discussion in his book establishing the early Christian church’s belief in the bodily resurrection of Jesus and the bodily nature of the final resurrection. He points out that the biblical view of the resurrection is actually at odds with the modern understanding of many Christians of what happens when you die.

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Historiography and the Resurrection of Jesus: The No-Analogy Objection

Historiography and the Resurrection of Jesus: The No-Analogy Objection

In this series of blog posts, we are discussing the objections of some scholars to the historical investigation of the resurrection of Jesus, as discussed by NT Wright in his book, “The Resurrection of the Son of God.” In the first post, we discussed Willi Marxsen’s claim that because we do not have direct access to the resurrection event, we cannot speak of it historically.

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Come See What Happened at SMC

Come See What Happened at SMC

In the summer, we packed our bags and hit the road down to sunny Southern California to Sky Mountain Camp (SMC). SMC is our church-wide retreat site in the San Bernardino Mountains near Big Bear. Since a lot of people went home for the summer, we wanted to see everybody and have some fun. And boy did we have fun (just ask anyone who went).

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