Holy Waiting and Remembering on Holy Saturday

On this day, the in-between space between the cross and tomb of Good Friday and the discovery of an empty tomb, as death became life on Easter, we sit like the first witnesses to the resurrection. We wait. We remember. We pray. We lament. We hope. We watch. And we wait some more. Continue reading Holy Waiting and Remembering on Holy Saturday

Christ’s Invitation to Rest, Abundant Life, and our Response

Today I had the privilege to be invited to preach and lead worship, as well as a Bible Study on part 3 of the five gifts of discipleship, by my friends and colleagues Pastors Rebecca and Rich Sheridan at Bethel Lutheran Church in Omaha. Thank you for the invitation friends! What follows is the majority of the manuscript that I preached from. It is based … Continue reading Christ’s Invitation to Rest, Abundant Life, and our Response

Reunions, Memories and Social Media

A couple of weekends ago, many of my peers and colleagues from high school gathered┬átogether for a reunion. If I lived closer, I would probably have been there with them. It was a little sad to not be there to gather, catch-up and hear about all of the awesome things my friends have been up to these past few years. At the same time, I … Continue reading Reunions, Memories and Social Media