Monthly Archives: April 2018

Apart from Me

If this ‘abiding in Jesus’ stuff is going to be more than a slogan we have to figure out what “abide” really means. Thankfully, we can draw on our family of faith for strength and ideas. Continue reading

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The Beautiful Shepherd

The idea of a Good Shepherd who comforts us and keeps us safe is, well… comforting it is not however, the full story because he is also beautiful, the Greek says so. Continue reading

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Touch Me

In the face of Thomas’ distrust, Jesus answers doubt and fear with the deepest, most concrete, beautiful gift one human can give to another: touch. Continue reading

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A Physical Resurrection

Rationalism insists that resurrection is a Nice Idea, a symbol of life but not a physical reality (because that’s messy). But if Jesus didn’t physically rise, then the material world doesn’t matter, and that’s a bigger mess. Continue reading

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Going into Galilee

We treat the resurrection as a static (and sometimes irrelevent) point in life, forgetting that resurrection has a direction, and a goal. Continue reading

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That’s a Resurrection

Resurrection is a tough concept to get across. This may be a failure of imagination combined with forgetting classic movies. Karl Malden will help explain. Continue reading

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