Monthly Archives: March 2016

The moment of liberation

Text: John 18 and 19 (the trials and crucifixion of Jesus) Some people divide the church into two groups: Good Friday Christians and Easter Sunday ones. The first group focuses on the journey to the cross during Lent despite the … Continue reading

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Ending the journey

Text: John 12:1-8 (anointed for burial) Dying people often need help — physical care from health professionals; loving contact with family in the face of fear or pain; opportunities to deal with unfinished business; and a chance to say goodbye. … Continue reading

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Raising the dead, waking the lifeless

Text: Luke 15 (the Parable of the Prodigal Son) Like the other parables told by Jesus, the Parable of the Prodigal Son can be viewed from different angles. One person might identify with the younger son in his riotous living … Continue reading

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