As Christians, we may venerate the Holy Cross by kneeling before it and saying prayers. However, the best way to demonstrate our veneration of the cross is to emulate Jesus who died on it.
In my experience, many pastors and ministry leaders approach the death of Jesus much too casually with children.
August 1st is the day the church remembers Joseph of Arimathea. He is mentioned in all four gospels, but they only tell of one deed.
I was fairly certain Jesus would be present among our family of five on Easter morning.
As we reach the middle of September, we also reach Holy Cross Day. Holy Cross Day is a major feast day in the Episcopal Church […]
Imagine an annual spring tradition in which you plant basil seeds in an herb garden while retelling the story of Helena digging up her own basil and finding Jesus’ cross.
Palm crosses are an outward and visible sign of the triumph of sacrifice and love.
To share the comfort and healing that Christ offers, I must be willing to go into the destroyed and damaged places in my community, my home, my church and face the ruin honestly.
Talking to children about Jesus and the cross can be challenging.
“That’s when he died, right?” My four year old daughter was intently studying the picture in her children’s Bible. Jesus was pictured in silhouette, climbing the […]