Good Friday challenges us to consider how to bring Jesus’ experience on the cross into our own lives – by going through the cross with Jesus. “It is finished.” ~ John 19:30 A few years ago, I was on a spiritual retreat, and found some time in the retreat center’s chapel to meditate on the […]

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A rose that was saved from war helped the world to celebrate peace. Are we leaving peace behind as our gift to eternity in every moment? Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and […]

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Jesus appeared to his disciples many times after his resurrection – even in their everyday work. Are we missing God’s resurrection promises looking right at us today? Simon Peter said to them, ‘I am going fishing.’ They said to him, ‘We will go with you.’ They went out and got into the boat, but that […]

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Shifting from Easter to Eastertide can feel like we’ve already missed the resurrection train. But Jesus had plans for his disciples to get back on board with the Holy Spirit – and he does for us, too. Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you.’ After he said this, he showed them […]

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It’s the event that sets people apart in faith – and, unfortunately, sometimes, against one another. Some ask, “How can we, as modern people, have a faith based on a missing body?” The darkened tomb with its stone seal rolled back in the early hours of morning is more than an unanswered question for these people – […]

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