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

Easter Weekend

Robby Bradfordcross, Easter, easter eggs, egg hunt, first assembly, First Assembly of God Lafayette, fun, Good Friday, resurrection2 Comments

I love Easter!  I am always drawn into reflecting on Jesus and the meaning of the cross and the hope of resurrection.  Every year, I feel the clear sense that it’s happening all over again as Spring reemerges with the new life, color and scents of a renewed earth. This coming Easter Weekend, April 22-24, 2011, we’ll have special events … Read More

Reflections on Lent

Robby BradfordChristianity, cross, Easter, Jesus Christ, Lent0 Comments

You may know someone this last week who began observing Lent, the 40 day period preceding Easter. It’s a time when Christians prepare for the coming of Holy Week and Easter through prayer, fasting, alms-giving and self-denial. Some call it the “Spring Training” of Christianity! In fact, this past week started the season of Lent with Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday … Read More