Jesus is still risen, the tomb is still empty, it has been Easter every single day since Jesus completely shattered the power of death, and our campus was full with praise and love this weekend
Reformation change is never in opposition to God’s fundamental purposes but to infuse new life, to de-institutionalize faith, to bring our witness up-to-date, to recalibrate our journey.
The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying
And the crowds who – for a moment – came so close to it all drift away from this amazing invitation to become resurrection people. Yet still, curious, they wonder why this empty feeling gnaws away at their souls?
I thought about my friend Sandee, who would pass peacefully into her own sunset a little over an hour later (probably around sundown in Minnesota), and I thanked God for the continuous witness to the resurrection that we enjoy every single day.