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by Jeremy Jenkins - 1 month ago

Why the Resurrection Matters

“Wasn’t Jesus just a failed apocalyptic preacher?” I was speaking at an event on the University of South Carolina campus when a student read the question another student had submitted. While I imagine some might bristle at questions like that, it actually filled me with hope. A student from a generation rapidly finding the American Church devoid of anything worth sticking around for asked what essentially ...

by Jeremy Jenkins - 2 months ago

Defending Trinitarianism

I once was having a discussion with a Jehovah’s Witness missionary, when he uttered these words: "Jesus never actually said that he was God.” Despite the fact that, over the years, I have taught so many people that Jehovah’s Witnesses do not believe that Jesus is God; his words shook me. If my meeting with the Jehovah’s Witness missionary had been in person, as it would have been before th...

by Jeremy Jenkins - 6 months ago

The Redeeming Work of Jesus Through Giving Thanks

I imagine the disciples could sense something was different that evening. They had shared countless meals together, and often those meals would be the stage in which their rabbi performed. They had seen Him eat with elite dignitaries and social pariahs. They had heard Him forgive the sins of tax collectors and seen Him turn jars of water into wine at a wedding feast. They had witnessed Him turn a small boy’s offer...

by Jeremy Jenkins - 7 months ago

The Light of Christ During Seasons of Darkness

Augustine radically changed the way the world saw the light and darkness. He boldly proclaimed that darkness was not a quantifiable material or substance but was simply the absence of light. In the absence of light, darkness begins to exist. An easy concept to understand with the physical world, but what of the spiritual world? I have experienced darkness in the brightest white marble room in a Church of Scientolo...