Easter Saturday. What does it actually mean within the Easter narrative? We might go to church on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday, but what of Saturday? Easter Saturday can seem just like a normal day, a break from the Easter story. On Maundy Thursday we reflect on the betrayal and arrest of Jesus. … Continue reading The sound of Easter Saturday
Last night I went a Maundy Thursday service at a church that I’ve never been to before. I’d seen photos of the church before but had never visited myself. I didn’t really know what to expect. And for those who know me personally, they would appreciate that it took me “twenty seconds of insane courage” … Continue reading The ‘last’ in Last Supper
A devotion shared at my college’s Chapel service yesterday. An expansion/adaptation of a previous post… Who here has watched the movie Wonder that was in cinemas earlier this year? I think it is the only movie that I’ve ever seen in the cinemas twice. Well the movie Wonder, based on a kids novel of the … Continue reading We don’t have to hide
A Palm Sunday sermon shared tonight, based on Mark 11:1-11... If I were to ask you to place yourself into this story, where would you be? Would you be in the crowd crying “Hosanna”, taking the cloak off your back and laying it on the road, while your friend next to you is putting down … Continue reading Or are you the donkey?
A devotion shared at my college's Chapel service today... “In that day,” declares the Lord, “I will gather the lame; I will assemble the exiles and those I have brought to grief. I will make the lame my remnant, those driven away a strong nation. The Lord will rule over them in Mount Zion from … Continue reading Who God’s plan is for