Easter: Red Light, Green Light

Posted by Brad Quiring on April 3, 2017

Here’s a question: If God didn’t allow people to come near to him in the Old Testament times, why, all of the sudden, is the door open to approach God (Hebrews 4:16)? In other words, the switch from red light to green light seemed pretty easy. The issues start to pop up with this. For instance, if this is...

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The Missing Peace

Posted by Brad Quiring on March 18, 2016

We are now into the Easter Season. It is a very important time for the church calendar. It is even more important when we realize what Easter is really about: peace with God through Christ. The Bible says, “Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. (Romans 5:1)” God made everything complete in the...

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The Road to Easter

Posted by Brad Quiring on April 8, 2015

Easter in North American culture has basically become “Christmasized”. That is, the very heart and elements of the story were removed and replaced by cheap, plasticized, commercialized cuteness designed to appeal to children and incite us to spend lots of money while we eagerly await another long weekend. Good Friday and Easter according to the Bible should be the most “...

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The Road to a Tragic Triumph (Palm Sunday, 2015)

Posted by Brad Quiring on March 30, 2015

If you ask me, Easter should be the biggest celebration of the year, not Christmas. Christmas is the first chapter, Easter is the completion. Then again, why not have TWO celebrations? Turkey, pie and presents twice a year!! Back on topic: Jesus walked three different roads at the first Easter nearly 2000 years ago. The first was the road up to...

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