Fred O. Pitts
Fred O. Pitts became the Pastor of Ancient City Baptist Church in July 2017. Although life in the 21st century is complex, he believes the purpose of life can be summed up more simply in the answers Jesus gave when asked the greatest of the commandments: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” Pastor Fred says, “The primary call in my life is seeking first the kingdom of God through pastoring and teaching. My passion is teaching God’s word in a manner that is both understandable and relevant. Primary emphases in my ministry are compassion and encouragement.”
In all four gospel accounts, we read amazing things written about Jesus of Nazareth—teachings, miraculous healings, and more. Yet the most amazing is reserved for the end—the resurrection of Jesus to life after his tortuous punishment and ignominious death. How are we to take this description of the mightiest of all miracles? Does it really matter today?
As we look at Luke’s account, honesty demands that we seek to understand what he is trying to say about the resurrection…