Appearances can be deceiving.
Can we see God in humiliation? Can we see God in human brokenness?
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.
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.
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