Carrying the Cross
Simon of Cyrene was watching Jesus carry his cross to Calvary when, all of a sudden, he was pressed into service by the Roman soldiers.Read Post
Taking Responsibility for Jesus’s Death
Christians believe that, in a real sense, we bear such responsibility because of our sin.Read Post
Leadership Temptations: What Price Are You Willing To Pay?
Jesus willingly pays the highest price possible.Read Post
Leadership Temptations: How Will You Lead?
In our passion to do good in the world, it’s easy for the tempter to distract us by focusing on the ends of our work in order to justify unjustifiable means.Read Post
Joy to the World . . . in Lent?
As Jesus entered Jerusalem on the day we know as Palm Sunday, his disciples celebrated the coming of their king with loud praise to God.Read Post
Jesus as a Big Giant Spoon
The Jesus who stirs things up in a major way, therefore, is rather like a big giant spoon.Read Post
What’s Jesus’s Line?
In the season of Lent we have the opportunity to ask in a fresh way, “Who is Jesus?”Read Post
Hiding Behind Mockery
There is no room in love for mockery.Read Post
How Does God See You?
How do you imagine God looking upon you?Read Post
Bearing the Weight of the Cross
Simon of Cyrene gives us the lesson of God’s providence and participation in painful things that reveal God’s grace.Read Post
Thomas and others remind us that we can have expectations—but even if they are fulfilled exactly as we hoped, there will always be so much more.Read Post
Not My Will But Yours Be Done
As he prayed on the night before his crucifixion, Jesus asked his Heavenly Father to “remove this cup.”Read Post