Was Christ Really Born on Christmas Day?
Church, Life |
After close to a dozen Christmas services, I’m definitely tired! But my heart is full. We had so many cool opportunities to share the life of Christ with people. And if you missed it (or wanted to see our full sitcom) we can finally post in online! Go to Youtube and share it! But I’m equally…Read More →
Was Christ Truly Born on Christmas Day?
Well, it was another record-setting year of Christmas services at Substance! And after 11 services, I’m ready to do a whole lot of nothing! Thankfully, Carolyn will be tag-teaming our New Years teaching series called “Changeable” – God’s plan for Reinventing Yourself. (& remember, we have NEW service times at our Northtown campus this Sunday…Read More →
Was Christ Really Born on December 25th? How Modern Astronomy has Reignited the Debate.
Every year, people ask me: Was Jesus really born on December 25th? Is the Christmas holiday just paganism wrapped up in a pretty bow? Or, my skeptical friends ask me: Is there even any secular historical references to corroborate the Nativity story? Thankfully, there’s a lot of fascinating answers to these questions! And here are…Read More →
How to Scientifically Increase (or Kill) the Creativity of Your Church
Creativity is an essential component for my job. From the humor of my book Pharisectomy to creating a fresh sermon series, I’m always looking for inspiration. My closest friends know that I obsess over script writing and music production. And especially as Substance makes plans to launch into some serious films and albums, I’m extremely protective about who…Read More →
Wanna know More about the Star of Bethlehem?
For years I’ve wondered about the Star of Bethlehem. What about it would really cause the “wise men” to uproot their lives and go on a dangerous and expensive journey? I mean, it’s just a star, right? Or why would King Herod virtually start a war, killing innocent children, over a silly star. The Bible…Read More →