A week later his disciples were again in the house, and Thomas was with them. Although the doors were shut, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you." Then he said to Thomas, "Put your finger here and see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe." Thomas answered him [...]
Brian McLaren offers up a song about how resurrection liberates us from the cycle of violence and vengeance.
Scot McKnight reminds us that the stone table has cracked.
Richard Beck has written a great piece on how resurrection – a story of the “victim” who still lives – shouldn’t be good news, but – miraculously – it is.
And in his daily emai [...]
Sundown on Good Friday is a time of God-forsakenness. Yet it is also a time that is pregnant with hope, not only for personal redemption, but for all of humanity.
My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?
Why are you so far from saving me,
so far from the words of my groaning?
O my God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer,
About a week ago, I mentioned in a tweet that Sheila and I are teaching Sunday School out of The Last Week, a remarkable book by Marcus Borg and Dominic Crossan about the final days of Jesus’ life, as told in the Gospel of Mark.
If you are interested in marking the days of Holy Week through prayer and meditation, a great way to do it i [...]