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Reflection On Justice

Reflection On Justice

Reflection On Justice Throughout history, people have written scores of books and given innumerable speeches on virtually every topic under the sun. And seemingly in every culture in every era, there have been prophetic thought leaders that have been able to put their...
Praying

Praying

Praying It was late summer of 2017, the sun was just starting to sink, although still well above the horizon. Golden hour. A warm breeze filtered through the car as I drove home from a long day of work. The radio host of the local top 40 radio station announced a new...
Holy Week: Saturday, Sabbath

Holy Week: Saturday, Sabbath

Holy Week: Saturday, Sabbath Sabbath. A day of rest. Holy Saturday. The gospels don’t share many details about the Saturday before Easter, in fact, Mark gives no account. We know it was Sabbath, so people were not working, in fact, most were probably trying to figure...
Holy Week: Good Friday

Holy Week: Good Friday

Holy Week: Good Friday Nothing was “good” about the day of Jesus’ death. Mark 15:33 describes the scene: “at noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon.” After hours of being beaten, mocked and tortured, Jesus cried out “Eloi, Eloi, lema...
Holy Week: Maundy Thursday

Holy Week: Maundy Thursday

Holy Week: Maundy Thursday The Last Supper is likely the most famous meal there ever was. Even those who didn’t grow up in Church are familiar with the story. The name explains it all, Jesus’ last meal with His disciples.  To understand the weight of this meal,...