[This first appeared at LifeChurchNC.com] March 25, 2018 A Brief Overview of Holy Week There are usually five – in some cases, six – days during Holy Week that are specifically commemorated, beginning with Palm Sunday (this Sunday), which commemorates Jesus’s paradoxical Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem. (John 12:12-19). Although not as common, some set-apart the following Wednesday as ‘Silent Wednesday;’ a day traditionally viewed as a … More A Brief Overview of Holy Week
“Jesus’ Gospel isn’t about getting into heaven when you die;it’s about how to get into heaven before you die.” Dallas Willard While Easter, or Resurrection, Sunday is distinguished as one of our largest gatherings of the year, this past Sunday was particularly unique. We hosted one of our biggest crowds ever – 1,048 in attendance across two … More The Grave is Still Empty!
This morning (Easter Sunday) our community celebrated the Resurrection together, with a chilly, early start – 7am, just before sunrise – at Bicentennial Park in Greensboro…followed by an epic-sized breakfast and worship at Jam’s. The music and the fellowship of the believers was sweet, all topped off with a benediction around a Cross decorated with … More The Living among the Dead…
This weekend, we’d like to invite you to celebrate with us the Resurrection of Christ and the events leading up to the empty tomb! Easter and the arrival of Spring are such refreshing reminders for me personally of what Jesus has come to do in our hearts and in this world…Look, I am making everything … More Celebrate the Resurrection with us!
A few days ago, I had the privilege of attending and conference called The Strengths Summit in Asheboro, NC, presented by the Gallup Research Group.. It was a two-day conference centered around helping people discover their natural strengths, talents and abilities and ways the church can serve as a catalyst for helping people live more … More loving for beauty…
Perhaps this Easter Sunday you found yourself somewhere celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus and the fact that the tomb is empty, that Jesus is alive and is risen so that we might have life. (However you celebrated this past week, I hope it was rich in meaning for you.) Easter brings with it a time … More being a eucharist
“Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” Proverbs 4:23 Over the last few weeks, we’ve been engaged in a discussion with our Tuesday night gathering centered around the life (true, abundant, ‘better life than you’ve ever dreamed of’ life) that Jesus comes to offer us, and how that life … More the central issue