I really enjoy the parade LABC hosts on the Saturday before Easter. The laughter of the children is a joy. However, more deeply rooted in my heart and mind are images and memories of time spent in columbariums, crypts and … Continue reading Faith Reflection on the Saturday Before EasterContinue reading →
What’s so good about Good Friday? On Good Friday, we commemorate the death of Jesus – the brutal, government sanctioned, crowd-appeasing murder of an innocent man, the Son of God. It is a day of heartbreak, of great suffering and … Continue reading Holy Week Reflection – by Allison TannerContinue reading →
There are four accounts of Jesus triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Each of them gives us some unique insight into the significance of that first Palm Sunday. We will pay close attention to what Mark has to teach us.
Discontent What shall we do with our discontent–the gnawing feeling that things should be better than they are? Perhaps during Lent, when we make special effort to get in touch with our inner selves, we become aware of our discontent, … Continue reading Lenten Reflection – by Dale EdmondsonContinue reading →
Sandra Lee tells us what it means to her to be: a woman, a woman of faith and woman called to ministry.
The Big Uneasy In the weeks before the Passover, Jesus is speaking in parables (riddles) about what people have to do to get into heaven and about his death. Most of the disciples seem oblivious to the hard realities of … Continue reading Lenten Reflection – by Mark LiebenowContinue reading →
Compassion Most of life is lived after the parade. I imagine the prophet Micah walking behind a crowd that is celebrating a religious holiday, and noticing people sitting on the side after the parade has passed by. Wondering why, he … Continue reading Lenten Reflection – by Mark LiebenowContinue reading →