Easter was delayed for me this year. And while part of me feels robbed, I’m also at peace. Because I know that Easter will come again.
Seen today: disses my beloved East Coast, but whatever. a Pew Research Center study showed that only about 17% of Americans attend religious services on a weekly basis; thus, most Colts fans aren’t rushing home from church to watch the game. if they were rushing home from church where the Gospel of grace was proclaimed,Continue reading “EVERYTHING WILL BE GIVEN!!!”
Wall Street pauses for Good Friday, but little else does. The Body of Christ, and not the broader culture, is what shapes us for Christian living.
I’ve been working on Christmas sermons and chasing references about angels throughout my Bible. Seeing few references to wings and flight. Or to halos. Or to sweet singing. Apart from apocalyptic literature (Daniel, Revelation), it is rare in Biblical storytelling that the angels perform extraordinary deeds of great power. Angels are often standing. They appearContinue reading “On Angels and Devils”
If running doesn’t yet have a feast day on the church year calendar, Easter should be the Feast Day of Running. The Easter account tells of running – running to and from the tomb – in three of the four Gospels. Matthew 28:8 “So [Mary Magdalene and the other Mary] left the tomb quickly with fearContinue reading “Running as an Easter Spiritual Disicpline”