Of all of the truths of Christianity, none may be more pivotal or important than the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Without the resurrection, Christians are teaching in vain and of all people are to be pitied (1 Corinthians 15:12-19). Without the resurrection, Christianity is nothing. If someone could show me the bones of Jesus, I … Continue reading Proof for the Resurrection
How could one man possibly pay for the entirety of our sins on the cross? The sin and evil of the world, while unfathomably large, is ultimately finite. There is a limit to it. On the other hand, Christ’s love, goodness, power, and holiness are also unfathomably great, but they have no limit. They are … Continue reading The Greatest Overkill the Universe Has Ever Seen
*This sermon was delivered to the Baptist Student Union (BSU) at the University of Missouri-Columbia on February 17th, 2016* Introduction My name is Caleb Eissler. I’m a senior architecture major here at Mizzou. Make clear your excitement to be speaking at the BSU. Explain briefly your connection to the BSU: parents went there in college … Continue reading “Christianity Has Too Many Rules” Sermon Outline
Of the most common questions asked by skeptics and Christians alike, this question is surely near the top of the list, and for good reason. The eternal conscious torment of many people is not something to be joked about. In fact, it’s an incredibly serious thing that must not be minimized or down played. Charles … Continue reading How Can a Loving God Send People to Hell?
I don’t write about topics like this for my own enjoyment. In fact, I take no pleasure in writing about topics like this. There’s so much pain and hate infused into this topic. So understand that I’m writing about this only because it’s an issue that absolutely has to be addressed in order to help … Continue reading Homosexuality Part 1: Understanding the Christian View On Marriage
The Bible. No other book in history has caused as much hope or controversy. No other book has been as studied or read. The Bible means so many different things to so many different people. To some, it’s a major source of hope and light; a revelation from God. To others, the Bible is nothing … Continue reading The Bible: An Overview
Of all aspects of the Christian faith, few are more confusing or important as the Trinity. For many, the idea that God is three persons (Father, Son, and Spirit) in one being, can be more of a problem rather than a doctrine to rejoice and embrace. Over the course of three posts, I’d like to … Continue reading The Trinity: Can the Trinity Actually Be Found in the Bible?