5 Promises to Fight Anxiety

5 Promises to Fight Anxiety

Anxiety and fear are part of the cultural air we breathe. Every day begins with depressing statistics. Unemployment figures are surging. Answers aren’t clear. Solutions seem illusive. Anxiety and fear were struggles before COVID-19, but now this familiar battle...
What About Saturday?

What About Saturday?

Good Friday and Easter Sunday are the celebrated bookend events this weekend. Some church traditions even mark Thursday, the evening when Jesus shared the Last Supper. But what about Saturday – the day after the crucifixion and before the Resurrection? Justin...
Good Friday Timeline

Good Friday Timeline

As we remember the crucifixion of Jesus on Good Friday, I find a timeline is helpful. Seeing the times, events, and scripture references make this historical event more vivid and personal. As you prepare your heart for today’s remembrance, perhaps this timeline...
3 Lessons From a Brutal Cross

3 Lessons From a Brutal Cross

The cross. It’s a symbol revered all over the world. We put crosses inside church sanctuaries and on our worship facilities. Some churches are built in the shape of a cross. We put crosses at graveyards. You’ve probably seen them on the side of the road marking the...