Palms, Passion, and Power

How many times have you read or seen or heard the story of Jesus’ last week? Dozens? 50? Hundreds of times?Whatever your answer to that, it is a well-known story. Many of us can likely quote all the lines (as it were) from beginning to end — this year from the gospel of Mark. So …

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It’s Sunday, but Sunday’s comin’

As a follower of God in the way of Jesus, today is Palm Sunday. And it's Passion Sunday. Which, at my church, meant it was Palm/Passion Sunday. We're just all hip mashup like that. Today marks the beginning of what we call Holy Week. That is, the week leading up to Easter. Today we remembered …

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