Good Friday Devotion – Unite!

Good Friday Devotion – Unite!

Good Friday, April 10 Jesus died. The Gospel accounts of Jesus’ death make no effort to paper over the reality of Jesus’ death. He did not merely “pass away” or “pass on” or “transition.” He died. Not only did Jesus die, but he suffered death by execution in a public,...
Good Friday Devotion – Unite!

Holy Thursday Devotion – Stand Up!

Maundy Thursday, April 9 Human dignity is at the center of today’s passage. In it the author of the gospel according to Mathew narrates the way in which the political and religious Empires collectively attempt to rip away Jesus’ very human dignity. The Roman soldiers...
Good Friday Devotion – Unite!

Lenten Devotion – Trust in God’s Love

Holy Wednesday, April 8 Jesus was in Bethany at the house of Simon the Leper on the Wednesday before his death. While there with his disciples, a woman named Mary anointed Jesus’ head and feet with a costly oil of spikenard. The disciples were upset because they...
Good Friday Devotion – Unite!

Lenten Devotion – Betrayer

Holy Tuesday, April 7 A person’s true grit is often revealed in moments of fear and chaos. On that dark night of arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane, the fortitude of all the disciples was revealed as Matthew 26:56 tells us, “All the disciples deserted him and fled.”...