Teen wearing Jesus T-shirt banned and suspended from school

Teens can wear T-Shirts to school saying: "Hail Satan" but the principal of one school in Nova Scotia, Canada bans a teen from wearing a T-shirt with "Life is wasted without Jesus"?!!! (plus a 5-day suspension) Wear is our society going? Is this T-shirt offensive?  I don't see how?  Christians have been wearing T-shirts and …

How much pain did Jesus go through?

Just before Jesus breathed his last breath, he cried out: “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?" that is, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Did Jesus want to come down from the cross? Did he believe that God had forsaken him? Jesus was quoting from Psalm 22:1 because he could relate with the pain …

Evangelical disconnect between Jesus and Paul

In Scot McKnight’s article in the December issue of Christianity Today [ HatTip: TC ] I think he is really onto something big here.  He is bringing up an issue that is just on the cusp of really becoming a major issue within evangelical Christianity, especially amongst younger evangelicals.  People are finding that they can resonate more …

Was Jesus’ persecution extraordinary?

Dr. Craig A. Evans is the Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Acadia Divinity College of Acadia University (Nova Scotia, Canada).  Dr. Evans believes that Jesus’ punishment at the hands of the Roman soldiers who mockingly ridiculed him as a “king of the Jews” was actually nothing out of the ordinary.  In his opinion, …