The legacy of the empty tomb

It has been a week since we celebrated Jesus’ resurrection from the tomb, and I am still wondering whether we have moved on to live out the Easter story beyond the graveyard. ¬†Jesus overcame death and ascended to His Father, but in many ways we continue to keep him entombed by our very lives. AlthoughContinue reading “The legacy of the empty tomb”

Good citizen, good Christian: The Obligation of Jury Duty

The other day, when our church’s administrators and I were hanging around the office, one of the administrators mentioned she had jury duty next week.¬† Jury duty–just the sheer phrase makes us take a deep breath. Without asking whether or not she wanted advice, the other administrator and I talked about ways to get outContinue reading “Good citizen, good Christian: The Obligation of Jury Duty”