In case you weren’t aware (or aren’t liturgically-inclined), the season of Lent begins tomorrow on Ash Wednesday (which means today is Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday). While Lent has become, in pop culture, a time for simply giving up unhealthy habits, the tradition is to take this time to humbly and thoughtfully prepare […]
Time sure flies, doesn’t it? Next week, I’ll have been serving as the Leadership Resident at The District Church for SIX MONTHS. If you’ve been following/reading along, you’ll know it’s definitely been an adventure—getting to be a part of all the amazing things God has been doing in our neighborhood, in our city, and especially […]
If you’re wanting to listen to one sermon series this Easter … … go listen to The District Church podcast. 🙂 I preached this past (Palm) Sunday, on expectations and reality–“What are you expecting?” And Aaron will be preaching this coming Sunday. (We’ll have a Good Friday service tomorrow evening, but won’t have recording capacity.) […]
“Why are you looking for the Living One in a cemetery?” they said. “He is not here, but raised up.” Every person dies. Only one has been raised from the dead. What a weekend. JESUS IS ALIVE! Hallelujah!
Original post: April 11, 2009; repost: April 3, 2010. [Frank Bramley. A Hopeless Dawn. 1888. Oil on canvas.] Daybreak brings cold, harsh sunlight. It’s the day after … And he’s dead. The rabbi, the teacher, the prophet, the messiah. Dead as dead can be. It wasn’t supposed to be like this. This wasn’t the glorious end […]