EASTER

In the resurrection of Jesus, we perceive what could be considered the big bang of God’s new creation exploding, as it were, as a renewing, recreating power in the midst of the old…

HOLY SATURDAY — THE DAY OF JOYFUL SADNESS

I remember wondering what it would have been like to be a friend of Jesus, to have experienced his vigor, his newness and the wild hope he would have aroused for a long awaited promise to be fulfilled. And then to experience his grim suffering and death, and to have no idea that the astonishing Resurrection life was about to break into history and inaugurate the new creation, eternal and ever-green. The anguish must have been crushing.

The Feast of the Ascension

We’ve somehow missed that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus is not God’s “no” to creation, but rather His most emphatic “yes.”

Songs For Holy Week

4:06 AM. Since I can’t sleep anyway, I thought I’d put up a few songs you may want to ponder during Holy Week…

Lazarus Saturday: a signpost of re-creation

It is no accident that church tradition celebrates the resurrection of Lazarus on a Saturday (Sabbath), the final day of creation, making it also a foretaste or signpost of re-creation…

Gone is the Light

After all, the best chance of witnessing a resurrection is in a graveyard…

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