Increasing Spiritual Capacity to Redeem Life’s Losses

Loss came suddenly for Dr. Jerry Sittser. In an instant, a catastrophic accident claimed three generations of his family: his wife, his young daughter, and his mother. Plumbing the depths of sorrow and pulling the curtain on his struggles with God, Sittser shares an honest and helpful chronicle of life shattered by tragedy in A Grace …

Ash Wednesday

The opening day of Lent happens to fall this year on February the 14th . . . nonetheless, we will gather at 6:30pm at 600 East Atlantic, Emporia VA to mark the day. We will also begin our Lenten conversation about how we face life's losses, life's disappointments, and grief.

‘A Discretion to Kill’ . . . becomes ‘A Prohibition against Protection’ . . . becomes ‘A Mandate to Kill’

by Harry K. Zeiders Hats off to any doctors and medical professionals in the Global North who are trying to safeguard the sanctity of life these days.  And hats off to all those seeking healing and cures for excruciating afflictions. When it comes to actively terminating life, the secularized state effectively says doctors have “broad …

NO snow day here

Because Resurrection's pastor is from Pennsylvania and lived in New England, we'll be open Sunday morning as usual . . . 9:30am for children's ministry & for adult lifegroup (looking at the biblical letter to the church in Rome) . . . 10:45am for worship -- celebrating Christmastide and Epiphany with 'Chronicles & Carols'. Come …

The Angelic Army

At the men's Bible study last week, Bob asked whether there's a precedent for multiple angels/heavenly host appearing in the biblical record besides the announcement to the shepherds in Luke 2.13 and in the book of Revelation.  It is an intriguing question: Do we see other times when angelic beings make such a spectacular appearance? …