Tag Archives: Jesus

Ask the Pastor: Did Jesus Go to Hell?

Scripture tells that after Jesus died, He went to hell. What exactly does that mean?  Did Jesus descend into hell after His death on the cross? Belief in a literal descent into hell are grounded in three primary sources.   … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman and the Hero We Don’t Deserve

There are few lines that lead me to geek out quite as quickly as Lieutenant James Gordon’s closing monologue about Batman in the 2008 blockbuster film The Dark Knight:   “He’s the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs … Continue reading

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Your Greatest Enemy is You

For those of you who haven’t seen The Lego Batman Movie yet, spoilers will follow. You have been warned. Batman’s newest incarnation on the screen may be his best yet as Will Arnett and the creative team behind The Lego … Continue reading

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This Sunday at PBC (11/20/16)

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Yard Sign Theology

What’s in a name? In a politically-charged election year, nearly everything. The yard signs are everywhere. Trump. Hillary. A thousand other state and local candidates. Every election we’re reminded of the importance of names. We buy t-shirts and hats, bumper … Continue reading

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How I Make Disciples

I’m a firm believer in the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20). In other words, I really believe when Jesus told His followers to “go and make disciples of all nations,” He wasn’t whistlin’ Dixie. He really expected (and expects) His followers … Continue reading

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The Hijacking of Love

Love—perhaps no word in the English language has been hijacked to a greater extent. Everybody talks about love, but few of us have truly wrestled with what it really means. The hijacking of love has taken many forms. For starters, … Continue reading

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