Reading Time: 14 minutes By: Brad Moore
Christ on the Cross this Good Friday

Introduction

Good Friday is a day of great meaning for Christians worldwide, marking the pivotal moment in the history when Jesus Christ willingly suffered and died on the cross for the sins of humanity. This recognition of this solemn occasion, observed as a time of reflection, gratitude, and reverence, dates back to at least the 4th century, when the term “Good Friday” first appeared. In this context, the word “good” can also be understood as “holy” or “pious,” emphasizing the sacred nature of this day.

Reading Time: 10 minutes By: Brad Moore
The ordinance of Baptism

What Does it Mean to Be Saved?

There are people to whom the idea of salvation in Christianity seems like a puzzling or even daunting concept. It’s a word that gets thrown around a lot in religious circles, but what does it actually mean? When someone says they’re “saved,” what exactly are they saved from? And more importantly, how does one get saved?

These are questions that countless individuals have grappled with, and the answers aren’t always clear. Some might think that being saved is about living a good life and doing enough positive things to outweigh the bad.