I never really thought much about it, until now. But, tonight was a really lonely night for Jesus. We love to talk about the cross, but at least His mother was there, and John showed up for that. But, what about the loneliness of Thursday. What a weird night that was. Many denominations typically have … More The Night Jesus Social Distanced
photo credit: Apprising.org According to the early Christians, the church doesn’t exist in order to provide a place where people can pursue their private spiritual agendas and develop their own spiritual potential. Nor does it exist in order to provide a safe haven in which people can hide from the wicked world and ensure … More Celebrate Sunday (With N.T. Wright)
In the Year of …… (Luke 3) Chapter three starts by identifying the exact timing of these events. Those receiving this gospel letter would have recognized Luke’s list of people as important people of the time. There was a certain Caesar named Tiberius, a governor named Pontius Pilate. He mentions the religious leaders Annas and … More To Be Consumed with a Larger Reality!
Imagine being the disciples. Their Savior, their hero is dead! It didn’t make any sense. He was going to bring His Kingdom. Everything He did or said was somehow on a different level than anything they have ever heard. He was one step ahead at all times. He knew how to avoid being destroyed. Not … More Rigor Mortis (The Death In Between)