For Christians, the empty tomb is a strange image for Easter — we struggle with what God is actually giving us: the need to wrestle with Jesus’s absence before we can find him present. Mary confronts death before seeing new life Easter | John 20:1-18 There is more to say than “Christ is Risen!” Not […]
The empty tomb is the great symbol of change. To proclaim the good news, we have to confront the truth. That we don’t hate change, we’re afraid of something else. Why we need the empty tomb The Great Vigil of Easter | Mark 16:1-8 “I hate change!” That’s what people tell me. Every day I […]
It isn’t just that Jesus was raised from the dead. It’s that everything about it reveals the radical difference of the gospel. How Jesus is revealed in Mary’s preaching the first Easter Sermon Easter | John 20:1-18 For some, the idea of an Easter morning footrace is the farthest thing from your mind. Lace up […]
In the Easter story, we are given the collision of emotions (fear and joy) which explain the Christian condition. We continue to love through everything. When fear and joy get tangled together in love The Great Vigil of Easter | Matthew 28:1-10 “He is not here; for he has been raised.” Usually a person isn’t […]
That GOD chooses to reveal the truth of Jesus to Mary, shouldn’t surprise anyone actually reading or following along in the big story. Jesus and the life of faith Easter C | John 20:1-18 The full text may be downloaded above. For the audio, visit the Rector’s Page.
Of course they remember, they remember it all, this reminder bringing it all back. But still, it couldn’t be true, either way; it doesn’t work like that. Remembering Jesus through the empty tomb Great Vigil C | Luke 24:1-12 The full text may be downloaded above. For the audio, visit the Rector’s Page.
The Resurrection and How Jesus Wants to Be Known/John 20:1−18
How the Empty Tomb Provides All the Ending We Need/Mark 16:1−8 Photo by James Willis