Our Resurrection Too

Our Resurrection Too

How would you have described your reaction, had you been present when the resurrected Jesus first passed through the wall of the room where you were hiding? Terrified? Surprised? Shocked? Have many times would you come to repeat that story to others in the coming...
That was just the appetizer?

That was just the appetizer?

A recently heard, touching story is worth retelling here. While on vacation in Australia, a man retired from the US Coast Guard was visiting a winery for a tasting of fortified wines called Port, for which this winery was renowned. As the group of tourists was getting...
A Soapbox for Christmas

A Soapbox for Christmas

Such a frail lot we’ve all become! We prepare for Christmas for the four weeks of Advent, then take a whopping 24 hours to ‘celebrate’ Christmas. Today, the second day of Christmas, is, for many, back to work as usual, time to put away the decorations, toss the tree...
I’m one of the invited ones??

I’m one of the invited ones??

Big reveals are pretty popular these days. Numerous home reno TV shows conclude with them. Newborn babies, after that long, nine-month wait, are big reveals, too. Commercial buildings that have undergone extensive renovations are like that, too. When new statues are...
Can it Be?

Can it Be?

The New Testament is all about Jesus and everything within its twenty-seven books was, in one way or another, shocking, leaving hearers either incredulous, furious, confused, or elated. The religious ‘status quo’ was brusquely upended. The Roman authorities were...