All posts by Christopher Rush

Christopher Rush graduated from Emmaus in 2003. After 15 years teaching high school in Virginia, he has returned to Emmaus and Dubuque to take over the English Department. His wife, Amy, is also an Emmaus graduate (2000). Amy is the principal of Tri-State Christian School here in Dubuque. They have two children, Julia and Ethan.

Wood You Believe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hands placed the baby in a manger.  The manger was likely made of wood and […]

The Cloth that Binds

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bound by cloth, he appeared so helpless. Bound by cloth, he also appeared to have […]

What if Christmas…

Reading Time: < 1 minute What if Christmas were just the baby in the manger. A couple of astonished shepherds. […]

In the Grasp

Reading Time: 2 minutes “For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, […]

For Unto Us a Child King with the Government Upon His Shoulders Is Born

Reading Time: 11 minutes From Darkness in Isaiah 8 … The darkness of ch. 8 of Isaiah, especially the […]

Refugee in Egypt

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you follow the news for any length of time, you will eventually come across […]

Thanksgiving: A Call to Praise

Reading Time: 3 minutes Psalm 95 is an invitation to be thankful to God. Thinking through it on Thanksgiving day, […]

The Biblical Purpose of Education

Reading Time: 7 minutes Although the Bible does not explicitly lay out God’s perfect vision for education in extensive […]

1995 Turns 25: The Renaissance of Contemporary Christian Music

Reading Time: 7 minutes I enjoy Christian music (a bold thing to say for a Christian, I know).  Like […]

So, the Election is Over. Now Whom Do We Owe Taxes to Again?

Reading Time: 5 minutes How Christians Should Respond to the Election Results To put it mildly, most people would […]