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This is a small devotional thought from one of our church ministers or partners.

What Do We Do With “Brutus”?

“Et tu Brute?” These famous Latin words were uttered by Julius Caesar when he realized that his supposed good friend, Brutus, was in on the conspiracy to kill him. Caesar had been ruling Rome in the first century BC. But many of the Roman elite felt he was gaining too much power and assuming a...

A Day of Sorrow

The next day, the one after Preparation Day, the chief priest and the Pharisees went to Pilate. “Sir”, they said, “we remember that while he was still alive that deceiver said, ‘After three days I will rise again.’ So give the order for the tomb to be made secure until the third day. Otherwise, his disciples may come and...

Make Me A Servant

The past several years I worked as a Kindergarten teacher in a small, private, Christian school. I didn’t grow up in a church where we celebrated Palm Sunday in particular. In my role as kindergarten teacher, however, I began to look at Jesus’ final week with my students each year as it was in our curriculum. And, I...

Gazing at the Cross

The prophet Zechariah wrote a text that calls us into meditation; calls us into gazing at God on the cross. He writes, "I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication. They will look on me, the one they have pierced, and they will mourn for him...