Monthly Archives: April 2014

Surprised by the Resurrection?

The resurrection shouldn’t surprise us, Peter seems to be saying (read it here in the Bible). The Scriptures have been pointing to this moment for hundreds of years, didn’t King David himself say that his descendent would be seated upon … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday: Did the Earth move for you?

Today is the day that we have been looking forward to throughout lent. Today is the day that our fasting comes to an end: today we feast on roasted lamb, simnel cake and of course, chocolate Easter eggs! It is … Continue reading

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Good Friday Gardener

It was a garden that they had created together, their dreams and hopes and ideals. A peace garden in which all creatures could live together side by side, a garden which was so finely tuned, so precisely balanced that even … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday: What is on your heart?

I wonder what is in your heart as you sit down with friends and family tonight ready to eat? What is in your heart as you seek to remember once more the first Last Supper, the passover meal that Jesus … Continue reading

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Living the Mission of Jesus

Today is Palm Sunday – the day we remember that Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey to the sound of cheers and cries and singing and amidst great excitement. It has been likened to the red carpet of the … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect: the ultimate sacrifice?

Joseph Stands in Sun walked up to Will, waiting beneath the forked cottonwood pole. He murmured something in Lakota, and then lifted a bright silver skewer. For ┬ámoment he held it up. and Cassie watched the sun reflect off its … Continue reading

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Spring Harvest Day 5: Homeward Bound

I can’t believe it’s all over for another year, except of course it isn’t. I have engaged with the Apostle’s Creed in a way that is more than historical, more than intellectual, more than theological even. I have been encouraged … Continue reading

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