Epiphany Before Easter – On Preaching the Easter Sermon

Preparing an Easter sermon is one of the more challenging sermon preps of the year for most preachers. This isn’t because of a lack of passion for the Resurrection or lack of familiarity with it. It’s because, like the story of the Prodigal Son, preachers feel some need to produce something fresh, something with a […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 23

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Here’s what’s on my mind this Friday morning: It’s Good Friday, a holiday I wasn’t raised with. I wasn’t raised in a legalistic church, but let’s just say “Good Friday” isn’t the specialty of Churches of Christ. Having said that, I’m thankful for growing up observing weekly Communion–which helped made a part of every Sunday, […]