Devotional: Good Friday

March 25, 2016 Morning Office Readings: Psalm 22; Lamentations 3:1-9,19-33; 1 Peter 10-20; John 13:36-38 Celebrating Incarnation on Good Friday Last Friday, Subway gave me a rotten Easter egg: food poisoning. In...

Devotional: Maundy Thursday

March 24, 2016 Morning Prayer Readings: Psalm 102, Lamentations 2:10-18; 1 Corinthians 10:14-17,11:27-32; Mark 14:12-25 Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection—what we call the Paschal Mystery—it’s a sweeping, epic story. We enter it...

Devotional: Wednesday in Holy Week

March 23, 2016 Morning Office Readings: Psalm 155; Lamentations 2:1-9; 2 Corinthians 1:23-2:11, Mark 12:1-11 Yesterday I was honored to be the guest preacher at First Methodist for one of their Holy Week...

Devotional: Tuesday in Holy Week

March 22, 2016 Morning Office Readings: Psalms 6, 12; Lamentations 1:17-22; 2 Corinthians 1:8-22; Mark 11:27-33 Psalm 12 is a community lament.  The gathered worshippers are asking God for help...

Devotional: Monday in Holy Week

March 21, 2016 Morning Office Readings: Psalm 51; Lamentations 1:1-2,6-12; 2 Corinthians 1:1-7; Mark 11:12-25 It’s no lie; thinking about Holy Week is never on my mind until Good Friday,...

Devotional: Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday Morning Prayer Readings: Psalm 102; Jeremiah 20:7-11; 1 Corinthians 10:14-17, 11:27-32; John 17:1-26 I first got to preach on Maundy Thursday in 2008.  Since then, I have...