Faces of Christ

Can we see God in humiliation? Can we see God in human brokenness?

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Giving Up

I don’t have to tell you that we have a hard time giving things up. It’s human nature. And it’s everywhere in the story of Christ’s death.

Fury and Control

We thought that if we were in control, we could make the world a better place, a place that better reflected our wants and values. Instead, we’re no better off than we were before, and we’re probably worse. I see what we’ve done to our world in our attempt to control it, and it infuriates me.

Very, Very Uncomfortable

Maundy Thursday Preached at Faith Lutheran Church in Three Lakes, WI. Exodus 12:1-14 Psalm 116: 1-2, 12-19 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Back in 2003, I was part of a program out of the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago for high schoolers who wanted to more intentionally delve into their faith. It was … Continue reading Very, Very Uncomfortable

Stubborn to the End

There has to be more to Jesus's death than just a payment.