A Prayer for Holy Saturday

O God, Creator of heaven and earth: Grant that, as the crucified body of your dear Son laid in the tomb and rested on this holy Sabbath, so we may await with him the coming of the third day, and rise with him to newness of life. Book of Common Prayer

Preparing for Holy Week

Carol Cooper and I recorded a new podcast recently preparing us for Holy Week. We walked through the days and the major events leading up to Easter. Our hope is that this readies us even further for Easter. If you would prefer an audio version please click here. Any and all feedback is much appreciated!

The Predicament

So catastrophic a remedy demands a catastrophic predicament. Stephen Westerholm sermon here (starting at minute 38:53) The cross is difficult to understand. Why was it necessary? Wasn’t there some other way to accomplish forgiveness? It is not until we see, as Westerholm says, the “catastrophic predicament” that we find ourselves in does the reality of… Read More The Predicament