• I Hope I don’t go to hell!

    In last week’s blog, I talked about hell, and one of my key points was that we are not living a “hell on earth.” How do we know that? As previously stated, hell, at its most basic root, is the absence of God. We talked about our hope being in...

  • What The Hell?!

    When is the last time you thought about hell, and I’m not talking about “hell on earth” as so many are apt to quip. Hell wasn’t last week when the boss chewed you out. Hell isn’t when your husband leaves you alone with all the ‘crazies!’ You know the scene,...

  • Between the Cross & Resurrection

    It’s Saturday, the day between Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday. Peter is probably kicking himself, with the ring of the rooster’s crow in his ear! What was that day like? I’m sure confusion, fear, and hopelessness reigned. Jesus lies lifeless in a sealed tomb. This had to be the longest...

  • Good Friday

    Jesus’s mind and body at its limits, the time has come. With His last breath, his last push for air Jesus calls out, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” Jesus in His human nature suffered the pain and rejection of the Father. In a moment it is over,...

  • Maundy Thursday

    “Yet not what I will, but what you will.” Nine words. Nine unfathomable words. -Mark 14:36 In this familiar garden of prayer, Jesus looked deeply into the Father’s Cup he was about to drink and was terrified. Everything in his human flesh wanted to flee the impending physical torture of...