They were walking away. Done. The church as they knew it had let them down and now after the events of the weekend, they were through. It was hard to accept, and at first, it had been difficult to imagine, but now that Jesus was dead, they had no choice but to walk away. With… Continue reading Walking Away with Jesus
Were your plans and dreams ever destroyed by a single event? I wonder how it felt to the friends of Jesus the day after he died. It sounds weird to say, "Jesus is dead." But for one day that was reality. Friday was a dark day and the world’s profound grief must’ve been palpable, but… Continue reading Dark Sabbath
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. That about sums up 2017. Of course there can still be more worse times and we all hope for better times in 2018, so even though the year is ending, the book is never closed on how bad or how good things can… Continue reading The Worst of Times or the Best of Times?
If only we could live in a Hallmark Movie, maybe we’d find going home something to look forward to, but my experience in planning hallmark moments is it always turns out more like the “Home for the Holidays" movie. With some families all you can do is hunker down for a long winter’s nap and… Continue reading Hope for the Holidays