To the One Who Feels Unworthy of a Savior this Easter

Are you feeling unworthy of a Savior this Easter season? You are not alone. In fact, we are unworthy. Find some hope here & begin believing that truth that Jesus kept walking toward the cross despite our unworthiness!

Dear soul that feels unworthy of a Savior, I won’t sit here and tell you to feel worthy. Sometimes that is much easier said than believed. And in this season of pretty pastel decorations and pictures of an empty tomb, you might be feeling like you have to get your emotions in order and simply celebrate. But can I remind you of a great truth during this season of … [Read more...]

Easter Gifts For Every Person Found In The Cross

Wonder why the cross is a central symbol of Christian faith? Consider the numerous Easter gifts God offers everyone through Christ's death and resurrection.

The best Easter gifts you'll find are wrapped up in the cross of Christ! Can you believe it's March already? That means Easter is just around the corner! These words, from the song, Jesus, Thank You, come to mind as I think about the annual celebration of Christ's death and resurrection: The mystery of the cross I cannot comprehend, The agonies of Calvary. You … [Read more...]

Easter Opposites And God’s Way Out

I just love that the re-visioned, God-envisioned STC blog has launched with the coming of April.  Not only are we celebrating this space which is dedicated to Christ and written to minister to His daughters, we are also rejoicing in the fact that our Messiah is resurrected!  He has defeated the grave!  That phrase alone brings indescribable joy!April has me … [Read more...]

The Theology of the Resurrection and Adoption

How Christ's resurrection allows us to be adopted in God's family. Because we're adopted and have received His grace, we should be willing to extend that grace to others and provide forever families to children.

"And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins. Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ are lost. If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pitied more than all men." -1 Corinthians 15:17-19 (NIV) With Easter approaching, many Christians begin to reflect on Jesus' death and resurrection. The resurrection is what … [Read more...]

Kid Friendly Easter Cards

  Easter is a holiday filled with mixed emotions for me.  There is the sadness of Jesus dying on the cross for our sins.  The pain and agony He went through just so we could be forgiven.  I think of His friends and family watching helplessly as He was killed for being our Savior. Three days later though as He proclaimed to his disciples, He rose from the … [Read more...]