Beautiful Feet

Robby Bradfordadvent, Bible study, Christmas, discipleship, Jesus Christ, Judaism, New Testament, Old Testament, spirituality, the BibleLeave a Comment

 How beautiful on the mountains   are the feet of those who bring good news,who proclaim peace,   who bring good tidings,   who proclaim salvation,who say to Zion,   “Your God reigns!”8 Listen! Your watchmen lift up their voices;   together they shout for joy.When the LORD returns to Zion,   they will see it with their own eyes.9 Burst into songs of joy together,   you ruins of Jerusalem,for the LORD has comforted his … Read More

God’s Highway

Robby Bradfordadvent, Christmas, discipleship, Jesus Christ, Judaism, New Testament, Old Testament, prophecy, spiritual growth, spiritualityLeave a Comment

Comfort, comfort my people,    says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,    and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed,    that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the LORD’s hand    double for all her sins.  3 A voice of one calling:“In the wilderness prepare   the way for the LORD[a];make straight in the desert   a highway for our God.[b]4 Every valley shall be raised up,   every … Read More

The Unexpected Gift–December 2011 Series

Robby Bradfordadvent, Christianity, Christmas, discipleship, Jesus Christ, New Testament, Sunday themesLeave a Comment

I’m looking forward to our Sunday morning series that will start next Sunday, December 4!  We’ll be focusing on characters from the gospel narratives that surround Jesus’ birth. To begin the series, we will look at the character of Zechariah, the father of Jesus’ cousin, John the Baptist.  An angel comes with great news, but the old priest won’t believe … Read More

Easter Bunny Theology

Robby BradfordChristianity, Christmas, Easter, evangelism, first assembly, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Jesus Christ, nominalism, outreach, secularism1 Comment

Sometimes church people and even well-meaning pastors miss some of the most amazing moments for reaching people through the cultural windows that are present and create opportunities for the gospel to come alive.  I’m thinking about those moments in the Christian calendar that intersect with a huge cross-section of nominal Christians–Christmas and Easter. Tomorrow is Easter.  Just today, as a … Read More