Friendship Agape's children and youth programs prepare our children and youth to become disciples of Jesus Christ in today's demanding world. With age-appropriate activities and lessons, Sundays are spiritually stimulating--and fun!
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The Case for Easter
Chapter 1 (excerpt)
Did Jesus of Nazareth really rise from the dead? Of the many world religions, only one claims that its founder returned from the grave. The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the very cornerstone of Christianity. But a dead man coming back to life? Some argue that Jesus never died on the cross. Conflicting accounts make the empty tomb seem suspect. And post-crucifixion sightings of Jesus have been explained in psychological terms.How credible is the evidence for—and against—the resurrection? Focusing his award-winning skills as a legal journalist on history’s most compelling enigma, Lee Strobel retraces the startling findings that led him from atheism to belief. Written in a hard-hitting journalistic style, The Case for Easter probes the core issues of the resurrection. Jesus Christ, risen from the dead: superstitious myth or life-changing reality?
Case for Easter: PDF - Case for Christ: Bible Study Video
1. Intro: Building Good, Breaking Bad
2. Indentifying Bad
3. Discipline: Bridge Between Goals and Accomplishment
Habits are things we do without thinking. Smart people have good and bad habits. Developing good habits starts with a trigger, follow a defined routine and a reward for accomplishment. We need to do what we should (James 4.17). This may mean resisting temptation (1 Corinthians 10.13). Samuel Smiles reminds us that a thought becomes an act; an act becomes a habit; a habit becomes our character; a character becomes our destiny.