Lazarus Tag

Timely Reading Today we read another long gospel story like the ones we’ve read the last several weeks. As a mainline Christian church, we read these gospel stories in a pre-assigned 3-year cycle. What has surprised me about the last couple weeks of Bible gospel readings,...

A Tale of Two Men Today we heard yet another of Jesus’ parables. (Luke 16:19-31) The title of this parable is The Rich Man and Lazarus.  First, we meet the rich man.  Here is a guy who dresses in purple, the color or royalty, and fine...

More than a Possibility One of the oddest things about being a Christian is that we confess that we believe in the resurrection of the dead. That isn’t a confession that there is the possibility of the resurrection - but that Jesus Christ did it once...