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Easter Is Not Canceled

Sermon on Matthew 28:1-10 Is Easter canceled this year?  You know, there’s been a lot of consternation around what we were going to do on April 12. For over a month now (yes, it’s been that long, already!), we’ve been obsessing over dates. When is this going to be over? When can we reopen? We’ve…

Christ the King: Jesus Meets Pilate

Sermon on John 18:33-37 So, I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but it’s still election season around here. You know, the rest of the country has moved on…they’ve got non-stop Christmas at this point. But now, anytime I turn on the TV, actually, anytime I open up my computer, there is some sort of ad,…

Good Friday: The Anti-Pilate

Every year we celebrate Good Friday. And every year its the same text—the Passion according to John. And every year I am (or someone like me is) charged with getting up into the pulpit and saying something meaningful about Good Friday. About Jesus’ trial and crucifixion and death. About what it means and what it means to you. …