“The Potato Eaters” by Vincent Van Gogh It is Good Friday, a day haunted by the dark shadows of misunderstanding, indifference, betrayal, mockery and the worst sort of treachery humanity can dish out. We began Holy Week with a wonderful post from Peter on Palm Sunday, exploring the meaning and significance of Jesus’ death. He called into […]Read More Kinkade’s Cabin Door or the Potato Eaters Table? (God’s Answer To Our Deepest Questions)
“Heather’s Hutch” by Thomas Kinkade Cur Deus Homo In the last post Peter kicked off Holy Week by opening up a fabulous discussion about why Jesus died. I wanted to take it back a step and ask why Jesus lived in the first place. If the primary Christian claims about Jesus are true that he […]Read More Cur Deus Homo? And Other Important Questions
Today marks the beginning of Holy Week. “Holy” is such a churchy word and, as a result, carries a lot of baggage. So, let’s start by lightening the load. Holy means somewhat peculiar, somehow different, something unique, or someone set apart for a special purpose. This week, then, is different, unique, even peculiar. And yes, […]Read More Be Holy (whatever that means).