What’s Good about Today?

Good Friday requires something from us. And it is needful that it does. When we arrive in Luke 23, we observe the ways that the chief priests, scribes, soldiers of the Roman army, and Roman officials have all falsely accused, mocked, and ultimately sentenced the innocent Lamb of God to death. After the painful journey to Golgotha, Jesus is brutally nailed to … Read More

Encounters: At the Cross

It’s natural to keep a comfortable distance from things that pain us if it is at all in our power. I think that is why Good Friday has always been so complicated to me in my adult life. Can we just breeze past this part and quickly make our way to the empty tomb? Good Friday requires something from us. … Read More