Easter Continues

Easter Continues: The Start Of A New Family

This post-Easter devotion from the Art of Taleh serves to continue our reflection and thanksgiving of the significance of Christ’s resurrection. The Verses: John 20:17; John 1:11-13; and John 16:22-24. The Questions: What is the connection between Easter and family in these verses? How is the family unit defined? How is the family unit being…

Easter

3 Facts You Need To Know About Easter

This brief guide helps you answer the big questions about Jesus’ death and resurrection: 1. Where did Jesus go after He died on the cross? This question has generated a lot of speculation and confusion over church history. What has contributed to this confusion is a line from The Apostles’ Creed, which reads, “[He] was…

2 to 1: Marriage, Sex, and Dating

Church of the Violet Crown is hosting a dating seminar called “2 to 1: Marriage, Sex, and Dating” on Saturday, February 11 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Pastor Aaron Reyes will teach on the theology of marriage and sexual ethics. Any and all questions are welcome, and there will be an organized time for Q&A.…

Arise Africa Pastor’s Conference Update

Jambo! Hello! Today (Friday) marks the third full day of teaching and preaching for Pastor Aaron and his team in Jinja.      In this post, we want to recap some of the highlights and struggles thus far: 1) The team is traveling to a different village each day to preach. They are divided into smaller…

The Art of Taleh

Pastor Aaron and Dr. Michelle Reyes began a daily devotional blog in August 2016 called “The Art of Taleh”. To access it, go to: www.theartoftaleh.com. In this blog, Aaron and Michelle highlight literary units within Scripture and use “taleh” to analyze them. What this means is that, in any given passage, we will analyze the…

Pastor’s Conference in Uganda, Africa

Pastor Aaron is traveling with a team of other pastors to teach and preach the Gospel at a pastor’s conference in Jinja, Uganda (Africa) from January 9-19, 2017. The theme of the conference is church leadership, and all of the pastors (Aaron included) will be preaching from 1 and 2 Timothy on everything from church…