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Posts from April 2014

Posts from April 2014

Victory News – Stonework Starting

Something I delight in doing as a leader is to share what I call “victory” stories. In a narrow sense that’s what I get to do every single Sunday when as a pastor I preach about the victory Jesus won over sin and death. That’s the ultimate “Victory story”! It’s why I get so pumped to preach each week—especially on a day like Easter this past Sunday when the house was full! In a wider sense though I consider a…

Victory News – Easter Sunday!

Last night, like I do almost every Thursday evening, I was hustling out the door after supper to go lead a Bible study group at Harris Bank on 76th and Rawson. I jumped in the van, started backing out of the garage, but then stopped. For some reason I thought, “Ben, you really need to bring an Easter postcard with you.” I can’t explain it. Somehow I just knew there was going to be somebody I could invite to our Easter…

Victory News – Palm Sunday’s Coming

“Ready or not, here I come.” My kids love playing hide and seek—especially after church in the Showtime Cinema lobby. It’s quite the place to play! “Ready or not, here I come.” These words could also apply to what happened on Palm Sunday. Jesus came to Jerusalem. Some were ready to receive him as their king. Others were not. His true glory was hidden from them. So on a day when everyone should’ve been happy, knowing this made Jesus sad.…

Victory News – Man of Sorrows

Man of Steel. It’s a phrase used to describe Superman. Man of Sorrows. It’s a phrase used to describe our Savior. While it might seem like “Man of Steel” would be more fitting, it’s actually far more comforting that Jesus is a “Man of Sorrows.” Come to Victory of the Lamb this Sunday and learn how because Jesus suffered with us, as us, and for us…you never have to doubt whether God loves you. “He was despised and rejected by…