Making Easter A Time of Impact

Easter is the beginning of God’s story of restoration and renewal in us. Because Jesus rose, we too shall rise. Death will not have the last word. Because of the resurrection our preaching has purpose, our faith has forgiveness, and our service to Him has significance. But Easter is more than a day of celebration,…

Are You Ready for Easter?

My life is very busy at Easter. My days are consumed by an all-hands-on-deck time of planning special worship services and planning for overflow crowds. You stack this on top of my typical family responsibilities, counseling needs, leadership issues and the other teaching challenges that face the average pastor year-round. It makes sense I would…

Their Hearts Burned

It seems to me that one of the longest walks we ever take in this life is when we walk away from the grave of someone you love. Once you’ve done that, it sticks with you for some time. I have seen husbands married for decades walk away from the grave feeling as if the…