What does the Easter Mayhem teach us?

Several weeks have now passed since Easter. My hope is that by now, church leaders are scratching their heads and wondering if it was all worth it. Easter mayhem? A lot, LOT, of churches consider Easter to be a day for growth. For church marketing types, it is Super Bowl Sunday. With the highest attendance…… Continue reading What does the Easter Mayhem teach us?

Our first earthquake

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPtltbBH6cg We were just finishing up a glorious Easter supper when we all said, “Do you feel that?” I looked to my right to see the chandelier rocking back and forth. It was about that time when Kristen and I both realized we were having an earthquake. It wasn’t violent. Our house swayed back and…… Continue reading Our first earthquake

Dolly, Elvis, Johnny on Easter Morning

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbRPWUHM80M Thank you Ms. Dolly. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5C2tNUpJIU Mr. Presley, you may be the king of rock-n-roll, but you ain’t the King. Thanks for that. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJlN9jdQFSc Thank you Mr. Cash. You really brought it home. HT to John for the Dolly Parton link.

Dipping Day

Think about this, you you are an egg, today is dipping day. Millions and perhaps billions of eggs will be boiled, cooled, then dipped in some sort of dye. Sure, Easter eggs themselves have pagan roots… but Christianity is a religion that redemptively uses other culturally relevant traditions and customs all the time. Enjoy the…… Continue reading Dipping Day