When the disciples landed, they saw a fire of burning coals there with fish on it, and some bread. –John 21:9
Category Archives: Books in Progress
The Image of God: Sovereignty and Racism
This week, a guest editorial by Arthur Enns, a retired pastor and former healthcare administrator, who is writing a book on the sovereignty of God. Here is his reflection on the timely topic of “Sovereignty and Racism.”
Wash Your Bowl: The Ordinary Way (Part 2)
Most of life is ordinary, and God gave us ordinary life as a means of knowing the truth.
Epilogue to Jesus: His Story In Stone
Zion’s stones are dear to Your servants; her very dust moves them to pity. –Ps 102:14
Every year about a thousand letters arrive at the Jerusalem Post Office addressed simply to “God.” The whole world knows where He lives.
Living Stones (Chapter 71 of Jesus: His Story In Stone)
You also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house. –1 Peter 2:4
This photograph shows the small group of friends with whom I toured Israel in October 2012.
The Holy Grail (Chapter 70 of Jesus: His Story In Stone)
He took the cup, gave thanks, and offered it to them. –Mk 14:23
The term Holy Grail refers to the cup used by Jesus to institute the eucharist at the Last Supper. If you’re like me, any claim that this cup might still exist produces skepticism. Isn’t this just a knights-of-the-round-table legend?
The James Ossuary (Chapter 69 of Jesus: His Story In Stone)
During November 2002, over 100,000 visitors to the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto lined up for hours to view an old bone box.
The Ascension (Chapter 68 of Jesus: His Story In Stone)
He was taken up before their eyes, and a cloud hid Him from their sight. –Acts 1:9
The Chapel of the Ascension is a Christian and Muslim shrine believed to mark the last place on earth where Jesus stood before ascending into heaven.
Mensa Christi (Chapter 67 of Jesus: His Story In Stone)
Jesus said to them, “Come and have breakfast.” –John 21:12
Inside the Primacy of Peter, in the apse before the altar, is a rock reputed to be the one on which the risen Jesus served breakfast to His disciples.
The Garden Tomb (Chapter 65 of Jesus: His Story In Stone)
At the place where Jesus was crucified, there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb, in which no one had ever been laid. –John 19:41
Our discussion of the stone relics associated with Easter would not be complete without mentioning the Garden Tomb.