Why He died

Sometimes when I think about Jesus dying on the cross, I get overwhelmed. What did I do to deserve that great sacrifice? Why could such a horrible thing happen to such a wonderful person? For the last two years, my family and I have been part of an Anglican church. We remember Jesus’ death on […]

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Another look at Peter

“His robe was spotted with blood. A head wound of any kind is messy, and Peter had cut off a man’s ear. He probably had never used a sword before, “ That’s how I was going to start telling the story of Peter denying that he knew Jesus. I was pretty sure about the blood. […]

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Good Friday

Jesus Christ died. The son of God was crucified on a cross. We’ve heard the end of the story – He was raised again and lives forever. But on Good Friday we celebrate His death. “Celebrate” sounds like the wrong word to use. Why should anyone be happy about such a cruel event? The reason […]

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too busy for Easter

We work hard for Easter, those of us who work for churches. We plan extra services. We make services extra special. We worry about signage and supplies. We get all consumed. We schedule Good Friday off. And then many of us work. The day that even public schools cancel classes as a religious holiday, those […]

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