Quotes on the Resurrection & Historical Jesus

Compassion in Politics: Christian Social Entrepreneurship, Education Innovation, & Base of the Pyramid/BOP Solutions

“There are, very clearly, at least nineteen early pagan writers who refer to Jesus Christ as an actual, real-life, historical figure: Tacitus, a great historian of Rome; Suetonius, also a historian; Pliny the Younger, one of the leaders of the Roman Empire; Epictetus; Lucian; Aristides; Galenus; Lampridius; Dio Cassius; Emeritus; Annianus (or Anianus); Marcellinu; Eunapius; and Zosimus. Some wrote entire works about Jesus, such as Lucian, Celsus (the first great antagonist, who wrote a whole book attacking Christianity), Porphyry, Hieracles, and Julian the Apostate (p. 75)
–D. James Kennedy, doctorate in comparative religions from New York University, Skeptics Answered: Handling Tough Questions About the Christian Faith, 1997

“Flavius Josephus was the most highly reputed Jewish historian. Born in AD 37, shortly after Christ’s death, he wrote about the Jew’s history and wars. He also was a general in the Jewish army.” (p.76)
–D. James Kennedy, doctorate in comparative religions from…

View original post 1,224 more words

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Gideon’s International

GOD – He IS everywhere— waiting for everyone to say:
“Are YOU for real?”

Write Light

On Sunday morning, a member of the Gideon’s International spoke to our church congregation. We watched two video clips because the speaker told the technician the wrong title. We didn’t mind!

The first showed Tempe Brown’s testimony of how she came to Christ. As a single mom she needed to earn money and yet be home more than she was at the time working two jobs. She found out she could sing and she looked something like Cher decades ago. So she auditioned to sing for a rock band and made it.

Her girls were becoming wild and actually ended up in prison. She never felt so low in her life. As a singer, she spent lots of time in hotels. Most of them held Gideon Bibles. Eventually she picked one up and started reading it. She went into some detail and then she wiped tears away as she thanked…

View original post 36 more words

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

I do to own this account

c’mon-  let me post!!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

AMEN!

Mike Patz

It’s the morning after the Chick-fil-A drama and I’m still chewing.

I remember the day I was sitting next to an incredibly nice gay guy, enjoying a really good conversation when he dropped the ultimate conversation-killer.

“What do you do for a living?”

I hate that question.  I hate that question because people can’t help but size you up when they hear the answer.  I hate that question because we’re already prone to think of ourselves as human doings instead of human beings.  I hate that question because of what it does to people when they find out what I do.

I’ve often tried to find ways around the question. I’ve told people I work with non-profit organizations (this is true). I’ve told people that I write (this is true). I’ve even told people that I am a spiritual guru that assists people in opening their third eye (I really…

View original post 1,242 more words

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Damsel in Distress

Damsel in Distress.

 

Excellent advice and article~  For all women ~

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com. This is your first post. Edit or delete it and start blogging!

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments