Today, dozens of Coptic Christian churchgoers were killed in two simultaneous bombings in Tanta and Alexandria, Egypt. As the so-called, self-proclaimed caliphate of ISIL claims responsibility for the attack, Christians and people of good will the […]
Tag: Palm Sunday
Palm Sunday: Affirming the Value of All Living
The Palm Sunday liturgy produces a tension in us. The stories that we tell are really a process, a journey that we call Passion. We have Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem on the one hand […]
Why did the crowd turn on Jesus?
“Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the Highest!” We know how the rest of the story goes. Jesus—acclaimed as the one who is to save his people—enters Jerusalem […]
Part of the Crowd on Palm Sunday
Ever since I signed up to do DT’s post for Palm Sunday, I’ve kind of been dreading it. One, as regular attendees of Palm Sunday liturgies know, the readings are particularly long, and I’m getting […]
Empowering Apostles of Joy: Rethinking our Approach to Campus Ministry
Empowering Apostles of Joy: Rethinking our Approach to Campus Ministry “If we are to experience the joy of love, we must also be generous. We cannot be content to give the minimum. We need to […]
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