Yes, it's January as I write this. The tree was just packed away, along with the Advent wreath. Gifts have been unwrapped, hymns have been sung, and what's left of Christmas dinner was packed away into the freezer...Read More
Each year, as I spend the season preparing my heart for the joy that Easter brings, I always feel more motivated and more steadfast in my resolve to try to live a life that is worthy of the gospel. This year’s season of Lent has been a great time to refocus, prioritize, and be disciplined.
What about when Lent is over?Read More
If you’ve ever participated in the Eucharist, you have most likely heard these words in Luke 22 : 19:
And he took bread, and when he had given thanks,
he broke it and gave it to them, saying,
“This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.”
I have always assumed this means we should remember Jesus’ sacrifice by physically participating in breaking bread together. Yes. 2000 years of church history cannot be wrong. Although…is that ALL Jesus meant?Read More