Think about Good Friday

Socrates once said, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Today is Good Friday, 2011. A day to stop. Think. Remember. Examine our hearts. I’d like to share with you some simple Good Friday thoughts with you from the Book of Common Prayer.

I hope you will make these scriptures and reflections your prayer today as you remember God’s lavish love for you. Jesus Christ, going to the cross, for your sin and mine. Think about it.

How Extravagant is Your Love?

[W]ayne Forte is an exceptional visual artist and a good friend. He is one of the strongest biblical artists I know. His large figures convey a strength, power and beauty that captivate me every time I visit his studio.

His painting, Anointing His Feet, tells the story of extravagant love found in Matthew 26 and Mark 16.

It’s one of my favorite stories in the Gospels about wasteful extravagance. A redefinition of love. A holy twist. It’s two days before the Passover. Let’s pick up the story…