Tag Archives: resurrection

Statue of Jesus in Bogota, Colombia

Anointing the Body: Easter’s Call to Love

When we begin to imagine God relies entirely on us to get God’s point across, we risk promoting idolatry rather than relationship. When we forget that God is alive and still creating, we can leave God out of our worship and lock God out of

The Bible

Wait! There’s More!

Controversies swirl today, in our embattled Church, over whether this story or that in the Bible “actually” happened. Did the sun stand still in the sky until the Israelites won that battle? Did Noah really bring two of every kind of animal on the Earth

Crossing into the light

Easter Grace: The Resurrection of Hope

There is little agreement regarding the spiritual or physical resurrection of Christ. We use our minds to look at the event only as a theological issue. But people often gather around a common set of values and not theological beliefs. I believe in the resurrection

Low Angle Photography of Christ the Redeemer Statue Under Blue Sky

The Reality of Resurrection

What if we were to understand the resurrection and ascension not as the bodily translation of some individuals to another world — a mythology no longer credible to us — but as the promise of God to be permanently present, ‘bodily’ present to us, in

Black and White Photo of Statue of Jesus Laying in Glass Coffin

Not Yet

So if the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed. (John 8:36) Not yet. Not yet. I’m too consumed with little passions, small dislikes, tiny hungers — little things that confine me. Like a man in a little box, whose world is defined

Light emanating into a cave opening

Faith in What Cannot Be Seen

“The empty tomb we celebrate today represents to me faith in the unseen knowing That with faith and hope in the goodness of and love for and gratitude to God Miracles are a reality And anything is possible for one who believes” — John H.