Good Friday

Today is Good Friday, the day Christians remember the crucifixion of Jesus. It is, and rightfully so, a tough day theologically speaking.  It’s not a pleasant story we tell today.  My annual Good Friday question is always, “why?”  Why, of all the possible ways for God to set the world right, to defeat sin and […]

Good Friday

Today is Good Friday, the day Christians remember the crucifixion of Jesus. It is, and rightfully so, a tough day.  It’s not a pleasant story we tell today.  My annual Good Friday question is always, “why?” Of all the possible ways for God to set the world right, to defeat sin and evil, why this […]

The Most Tragic Figure in the Bible

Today is Good Friday. It is a solemn day. A reflective day. A day for contemplation. A day to  ponder.   If I asked you who is the most tragic figure in the Bible, who would you say?  Adam? Eve?  Moses? Saul? Elisha? Jeremiah?  Hosea?   Job? Bathsheba? Tamar? John the Baptist? Peter? Judas? So many to choose from.  Who would […]