Walking (and reading) the Stations

Last year this blog went through an extended new-post drought. While I wasn't posting here, I was still writing and posting (at least occasionally) for my church site blog. Those posts felt specific to that audience, so I didn't put them here even though I always use this site to write them (the WordPress process …

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Moving from “Good” Friday to a holy Saturday

Today is known as "Good Friday." Well, it's actually only known as such among English- and Dutch-speaking people. Other names for this day include, according to UMC Discipleship Ministries, "'Holy Friday' among the Latin nations, "Great Friday" among the Slavic peoples, "Friday of Mourning" in Germany, "Long Friday" in Norway, and "Holy Friday" (Viernes Santo) among Hispanic …

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Experiencing “Good” Friday and Holy Saturday

It seems to me that our words sometimes (often?) get in the way. Here then is a fantastic video about Good Friday that uses no words. Created by SparkHouse for their line of Sunday School curriculum called Holy Moly. It is meant to be shown to and with children. But I think you'll find it speaks powerfully to …

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It’s been a Good Friday

Since the blogosphere is overrun with people reflecting on their journey of faith in Christ (most of whom are way better at it than I), it should come as no surprise that posts on the meaning of Good Friday abound. Here are some that I found meaningful and thought-provoking: 1. My friend Adam Ericksen  offers …

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