Revamped and reposted from my old blog. Although I’d grown up hearing about the crucifixion and watching reenactments of Jesus’s death every Easter, my favorite part of the crucifixion is something I didn’t understand until my second or third year of college. (I’m not sure you’re supposed to have a favorite part of the crucifixion but … Continue reading Here’s the thing about fearless freedom
And with him they crucified two robbers, one on his right and one on his left. And those who passed by derided him, wagging their heads and saying, "Aha! You would would destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days, save yourself and come down from the cross!" So also the chief priests with … Continue reading i am grateful (for the cross).
One of my professors shared this article called The American Church's Absence of Lament on Facebook yesterday. It's about how much the American church doesn't lament. Lamenting isn't a thing we talk about or schedule into our church services. But maybe we should be. Believe it or not, I have experienced lamented myself - like three whole … Continue reading Here’s the thing about lament