Tag: Easter

The tomb is empty

April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday Matthew 28:1-10 Everything happened so quickly for Jesus, the disciples really did not get a chance to say their proper goodbyes as it was Joseph of Arimathea that took the honor of taking Jesus down from the cross; preparing… Continue Reading “The tomb is empty”

Christ is Risen!

April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday Luke 24:1-12 Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen Indeed! Alleluia!   Hell took a body, and face to face met God! It took earth and encountered Heaven! It took what it saw but crumbled before what it had… Continue Reading “Christ is Risen!”

The Good News is New Life!

Easter Sunday Mark 16:1-8 Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Encountering the unexpected is scary! It can be especially challenging when you have preconceived expectations that do not match up with the reality of the truth that you encounter. I am sure that at one point… Continue Reading “The Good News is New Life!”

Christ Shows Up!

Luke 24:13-35 We were walking long before we got into cars to drive anywhere. Walking was Jesus’ and the disciples chief form of transportation. Walking is healthy and can burn a lot of calories. No wonder we have many stories of Jesus sitting down… Continue Reading “Christ Shows Up!”

Let us Rejoice and Laugh!

John 20:19-31, Holy Humor Sunday Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Easter is a time of surprises and unsurmountable joy! The women that visited the tomb first were clearly surprised that they had found it empty. Then their hearts were lightened with joy as they realized… Continue Reading “Let us Rejoice and Laugh!”

He Has Risen!

Easter Sunday, Luke 24:1-12 Grace and Peace to you, from God, our creator, and our Lord Jesus Christ. Alleluia! He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia! Our journey to Easter Sunday began more than 40 days back as we came together as a community… Continue Reading “He Has Risen!”

God Works in the Midst of Disruption

Saturday Easter Vigil Sermon Grace & Peace to you, from God, our creator, and our Lord Jesus Christ. Alleluia! He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia! In all of the stories we have heard this evening, disruption of various kinds occur. In the story… Continue Reading “God Works in the Midst of Disruption”