Putting the Good in Good Friday

Good Friday always sounds like such an oxymoron; at least at first glance. I was reminded powerfully this morning about why that "good" in Good Friday is there. I was visiting one of our church's shut-ins, bringing communion. We began in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. … Continue reading Putting the Good in Good Friday

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Three Reasons The Week Before Easter Is The Most Important Week To Celebrate

There are plenty of important days to celebrate as followers of Jesus. But the events of the last week of Jesus' life, known commonly as "Holy Week," are arguably the most important in the life of a Christian. Here is why: 1. History The claims of Christianity are founded in history, not philosophy. I recently … Continue reading Three Reasons The Week Before Easter Is The Most Important Week To Celebrate

Alternative Facts

Alternative facts are not facts. They are falsehoods. “Alternative facts” will likely become one of those phrases that gets cemented into the English language. Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway used the phrase in an argument with the journalist Chuck Todd over crowd sizes, of all things.  When pressed during the interview with Chuck Todd to explain … Continue reading Alternative Facts