This appeared first at Facebook.com/WestoverChurch on June 2, 2020 “There is a time for everything,” the Bible tells us in Ecclesiastes 3; “a time to be silent and a time to speak.” Sadly, Christians and churches have too often chosen to remain silent in matters of racial injustice and systemic racism, and tragically, the Gospel that …
A Church's Response to the death of Ahmaud Arbery
While Holy Week is typically recognized by days such as Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday, there is one particular day that doesn't quite get the attention it probably deserves - in particular, the day between the Cross of Good Friday and the Empty Tomb of Resurrection Sunday, otherwise known as 'Holy Saturday,' This post explores the significance of darkness, symbolized with the tomb. When we learn to embrace the darkness, the light of resurrection becomes that much brighter.
A reflection on Lent through Isaiah 58. There is a difference between an acceptable fast and fasting for self-gain. Don't waste your fast!
A lesson on radiance, goodness and the glory of God from Psalm 34. Where you find goodness, you find the glory of God. Taste and see that the Lord indeed is good!