Was Jesus Raised from the Dead?

Book cover Pursue your questions about the resurrection because, if Jesus did defeat death, it changes everything. Learn more: Read the new book Raised? Finding Jesus through Doubting the Resurrection.

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Raised? The Film

Is it possible to cross the chasm between unbelief and faith in Christ? Watch this four-part documentary and find out.

The Raised? film takes an unflinching look at doubting the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Whether you're a Christian, atheist, or profess a different faith, you will appreciate the film's honest portrayal of life inside and outside of faith in Jesus.

Use these videos in the four-session small group study for Raised. Find related discussion questions in the section below. (Videos by movingworks.org.)

Small Group Study

This free small group Bible study is designed for you to use with the book Raised? by Jonathan K. Dodson and Brad Watson. Utilizing the guide with the free four-part video series, you and your group will:

  • Explore your doubts about the resurrection
  • Consider how the resurrection snaps the cycle of sin
  • Discover what it means to "step into" Jesus' resurrection
  • Plan to live life shaped by the resurrection

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Authors

Raised? is a collaborative work by Jonathan K. Dodson and Brad Watson. They are two friends who pastor in progressive, countercultural cities. They wrote this book out of love for skeptics and respect for the questions they help Christians to ask. They also write as believers who oscillate in real belief in the resurrected Christ.

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Jonathan K. Dodson is the founding pastor of City Life Church in Austin, Texas. He considers the remarkable claim that Jesus died and rose from the dead to be doubtful, essential, and pivotal for history. He holds a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and two degrees in theology (M.Div and Th.M.) from Gordon-Conwell Seminary.

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Brad Watson serves as a leader of Bread&Wine Communities in Portland, Oregon, where he develops and teaches leaders to form communities that love God and serve the city. He is passionate about helping people live lives that reflect their belief and hope in Jesus.

Besides the Raised? project, Jonathan and Brad also partner in ministry through GospelCenteredDiscipleship.com.

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