Ascension Archives - Seedbed

Why does it matter that Christ ascended? Steve Seamands shares insight about what the ascension of Christ contributes to our theology and our everyday lives.

Just before Advent, J.D. Walt posted a great article asking, “What Is Your Master Calendar?” and explaining why it matters. You should take a...
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After Jesus died and was resurrected, he ascended to the right hand of the Father after remaining with his disciples for 40 days. Though we tend to think of the ascension as an afterthought, in this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Steve Seamands reveals how Jesus' leaving our world was just as crucial as his life, death, and resurrection.

The Christian calendar unites us as a worshiping community, and as a community of faith we move forward along the road which leads us to the one whose name we bear. In today's article, read more from Chris Peters about the gift that the church calendar serves for us.

Theologians say that the Ascension of Jesus is perhaps one of the most significant events in his epic life. Why then do so many churches neglect this important holy-day? Read more from J. D. Walt today as he challenges us to get our hearts ready for the inauguration of Jesus.

Without the Ascension of Jesus the Christ to heaven, we don’t have a prayer of doing, or succeeding in local or global mission. John Page offers three reasons why.

We are well-connected to God: we all have the Father, the Son, and the Spirit dwelling within us.

God approves of Jesus, and we should follow after him. This power assists us to carry out God’s purpose and mission in the world.

What is the significance of Jesus' Ascension? Dale Coulter shares some insights into how this event affects our faith today.

In this new feature on the Preaching Collective, we'll post video of sermons on particular texts and topics, along with a brief outline of each. In this first installment, Bob Kaylor offers a sermon on the Ascension, which was part of a series on the Nicene Creed.