Contributed on Apr 1, 2013
The resurrection of Jesus changed Peter (and the other disciples). Peter went from denying his relationship with Jesus to bold proclamation of it.
1. Peter Principle Years ago, Laurence J. Peter visited several corporations and studied some of their management characteristics. As a result, he came up with a maxim he called "The Peter Principle." The Peter Principle roughly said this: A person is hired by a company and does a good job and he ...read more
Contributed on Apr 9, 2013
The impact of the post-resurrection appearances of Jesus was fully felt in his disciples. They went from deserters at the cross to defenders of the cross.
1. Misfits Good and amusing stories often work on the proposition of an odd mix of unlikely characters: • The Odd Couple --.a neat freak and a world-class slob have to learn how to live together. • Gilligan ’s Island -- seven people, all of whom are weird in some way, stranded ...read more
Contributed on Apr 15, 2013
The witness of more than 500 at one time reinforced the resurrection of Jesus in a powerful way!
1. Power of Witnesses Lee Strobel, author of The Case for Christ, put it like this¡ ¡°If we were holding a trial to determine the facts concerning the resurrection, and if we were to call to the witness stand every witness who personally encountered the resurrected Jesus and we cross-examined ...read more
Contributed on Apr 23, 2013
James (or actually, Jacob in Hebrew) was one of the most dramatic cases of a changed life after having been an eyewitness to the resurrection.
Show Jesus’ Little Brother video clip from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2BfHfkFJCQ 1. James’ Ossuary A little over 10 years ago, a French scientist made the discovery of an ossuary with the inscription, “James, the son of Joseph, brother of Jesus” on it. An ossuary ...read more
Contributed on Apr 30, 2013
The series of appearances by Jesus after his resurrection culminates in a most unexpected way with a most unexpected person -- Saul of Tarsus. The impact that this made on the primer persecutor of the Way changed his life and the lives of others forever!
1. Jeremy Lin clip ¨C Unseen potential http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUViw41Q7Hs&feature=related (We used the first 2:17 minutes of this online video. It¡¯s a series of highlights of Jeremy Lin¡¯s powerful game-winning performance against the New Jersey Nets February 4th, 2012) What you just ...read more