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First Century Tombs Although it is impossible to know for sure if Constantine’s officials identified the exact tomb of Jesus in the early 300s, we have every reason to think we have access to the location they believed was Jesus’ tomb. We are… Bobby Harrington
It’s Not Looking Good, But It’s Not over Yet “It’s not looking good, but it’s not over yet.” Remember thinking this thought at two minutes left to go in the fourth quarter? You said to yourself, If they can make a three pointer and then force a turnover . . . . You might have had the same thought on an election night, as... Daniel McCoy
The Historicity of the Two Men Who Authorized Jesus’ Death – Evidence for Easter Part 2 The truth of Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection is supremely important. But the position a person takes on these events should not be a matter of pride, arrogance, or blind faith. It should be a matter of fact. The Koran says that Jesus did not die on the cross. The New Testament says he did.... Bobby Harrington
Caiaphas’ House The Bible tells us that Caiaphas was the Jewish high priest under whom Jesus stood trial. Matthew 26:57 describes it this way: ”Those who had arrested Jesus took him to Caiaphas the high priest, where the teachers of the law and the… Bobby Harrington
Does History Demonstrate that Jesus Existed? – Evidence for Easter Part 1 Easter is a special time when the interest about Jesus and his death, burial, and resurrection is piqued for many. There are lots of people who share opinions. But few share the facts. This is the first of three posts giving facts about Jesus and his death, burial, and resurrection. Why are the facts important?... Bobby Harrington
Discipleship At Renew we think the Great Commission is the greatest mission on earth. There are many settings and many methods by which a disciple maker can engage in disciple making. If you are interested in becoming a better disciple maker… Renew.org
A Grand Illusion: How Progressive Christianity Undermines Biblical Faith A GUIDE FOR EMBRACING BIBLICAL FAITH IN THE FACE OF AMERICAN PROGRESSIVISM North American Christianity stands at a major crossroads. Hundreds of thousands of believers have begun to lose interest in apostolic Christianity: the faith of the Scriptures, the great… David Young
How Do I Make My Teenager Love Jesus? This was a question I received recently from a mom. She reached out to me and was desperate for answers. “He goes with us to church and is fine going to his youth group, but when I try to talk to him about faith he seems so disinterested.” How can she light a fire in... Joanne Kraft
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Growing a New Marriage with Dirty Dishwater The dishwater had few suds left, and the water was a muddy chocolate brown. That’s when Daniel walked into the kitchen and glanced over where I’d just placed the bowl and spoon into dirty dishwater. What ensued was one of those classic newlywed “discussions” where the golden days of newlywed bliss feel like they begin... Susanna McCoy
On Gender: What the Bible Says About Men and Women – and Why it Matters Being male and female means much more than figuring out who’s “in charge” or whether men or women get to perform certain roles. Far from being bad news, God’s word on gender is great news when we live as he… Renee Sproles
Conviction and Civility We live in a time where we must learn when and how to communicate without eliciting extreme and polarized reactions. At the same time, too many people who are good at being civil, lack strong convictions and too many people… Bobby HarringtonJason Henderson
Becoming a Disciple Maker: The Pursuit of Level 5 Disciple Making Becoming a Level 5 Disciple Maker is an introduction to the five levels of disciple making with a focus on how to become a Level 5 disciple maker like Jesus. The authors discuss why we should pursue Level 5 disciple making, how we can pursue… Bobby Harrington
Revisiting the Master Plan of Evangelism The two friends and co-authors believe that Jesus’ method incorporated all the divine wisdom, knowledge and insight included in Jesus’ identity. In this resource, they point out the ways in which Jesus’ method is the perfect method. Throughout Harrington’s interview… Bobby Harrington
Marijuana and the Bible An interview with a leading medical marijuana expert and Renew partner on what the Bible says about Cannabis. Is the recreational use of marijuana okay according to the Bible? What if a doctor suggests medical cannabis to you as a… Dr. Sasha Noe
Baptism: What the Bible Teaches A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING BAPTISM AS A DEFINING COMMITMENT FOR DISCIPLES As church leaders, we see it on people’s faces — they want renewal. Baptism helps disciples and seekers find a renewed faith in Jesus and commitment to following him.… Tony TwistDavid YoungBobby Harrington