21 Myths: Jesus was Never Crucified

Robby Bradford21 myths, cross, Islam, reconciliation, soteriology1 Comment

Muslims and the Koran teach that Jesus was never actually crucified. They think someone else took his place and perhaps everyone was fooled into thinking they were killing Jesus. That would be one amazing miracle. Of deception. I think the reason why Muhammad couldn’t imagine that Jesus would actually be crucified may be the same reason why the Jewish religious … Read More

7 WORDS: Lent 2013 Series

Robby BradfordChristianity, cross, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Good Friday, grace, healing, heaven, Jesus Christ, Lent, New Testament, prayer, spiritual growth, spirituality, Sunday message series, Sunday themes1 Comment

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.”  –1 Corinthians 1:18 The 40-day period of preparation, prayer and fasting leading to Easter  is called “Lent”.  This word is actually the word meaning “spring” in many languages. To prepare ourselves for Easter, we’ll … Read More

GOOD FRIDAY AT FIRST ASSEMBLY

Robby BradfordChurch life, cross, discipleship, Easter, events, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Good Friday0 Comments

I love Good Friday at First Assembly in Lafayette, Indiana.  The tone for the service is unlike any other during the year–a solemn time for reflection, worship, vigil, communion, and prayer. We use interactive stations where people can do something while they pray and hear the story unfold as well as great music and even artistic outlet for those so … Read More

May 2011 Series: THE CROSS

Robby BradfordChurch life, cross, discipleship, evangelism, first assembly, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Jesus Christ, New Testament, preaching, sermon series0 Comments

May 8-29, 2011, I’ll be delivering a series of messages on the richest theme in the scriptures:  The Cross.  We’ll look at what it means generally and how it applies to our lives.   This will be a great time for long-time followers of Christ to renew and sharpen their understanding of how the cross of Jesus applies not only … Read More