I Corinthians 1:18-25 “Fools for Christ” A Maundy Thursday, Good Friday Meditation

<a href="http://” target=”_blank” rel=”noreferrer noopener”>Read the Scripture [Years ago, I stopped attending community Good Friday services even though as a pastor, I was expected to be present. I simply could no longer listen to sermons and meditations which were based on a view of the cross which I found barbaric,… Continue reading

The Skies Darkened and the Earth Shook: A Lesson for Good Friday

All three of the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke) tell us that at Jesus’ death, “darkness came over the whole earth.” Only Matthew writes that in addition to the darkness, there was an earthquake which split rocks and shook the earth. I remember years ago reading about biblical literalists… Continue reading