Tag Archives: Easter

He Made a Way

Part One Childlike is precisely what a child should be. It is, in fact, the highest estate to which a child can ascend. It signals a deep, implanted wisdom: “This is my Parent who understands what I do not, and … Continue reading

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The Powers of Darkness

Then the powers of darkness gathered their full strength against Jesus and took Him down. And He said, “You win.” But then He rose from the dead and said, “Seriously? April fools!” You can’t keep a good man down. He … Continue reading

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Plot Spoiler

I confess: I skipped ahead and read the last chapter.

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The Confessions of Peter, Part Two

In The Confessions of Peter, Part One, Peter talked about meeting Jesus. Now he confronts his own darkness. The Rock “Jesus sent us out in twos, to preach and do miracles in his name. Did we believe it? We hoped. When … Continue reading

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The Confessions of Peter, Part One

I’d always identified more with the Apostle Paul. But Peter? A mouthy fisherman with a yellow streak. But then I was asked to dramatize the Peter story for a movie project, and was astonished at what I discovered: more than … Continue reading

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Sunday is Coming!

Am I jumping the gun, celebrating too early? Maybe. But like the little guy in the photo, I can’t wait. Because I know Sunday is coming! And after that? Nothing will ever be the same.

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A Worship Manifesto

I previously served as Director of Worship at a large church. Near the end of my first year I presented this Manifesto to my team. Easter Week seems like a good time to pass it along to others, especially anyone … Continue reading

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