Behold the Man – Trevin Wax
“Behold the man!” That’s what Pilate says in John 19. And strangely enough, we ought to obey Pilate this week. We ought to stop and stare at the Man he is pointing to. It’s funny to think that Pilate has no authority over you or me today. Truth be told, he didn’t have ultimate authority over Jesus either. But he somehow thought he did.
What Does Spirit-Filled Worship Look Like? – Zac Hicks
If we want to talk about worship being “Spirit-filled,” we first and foremost aren’t talking about something experienced but Someone proclaimed to our pensive, doubting, fearful hearts.
Loss Leader Easter Sunday – David Manner
In retail, a loss leader is the practice of offering goods or services discounted at or below cost in order to draw consumers in. The strategy is that drawing them in will hopefully lead them to buy additional items at a higher price. Churches are formulating final plans for meaningful Easter worship services at the end of this week knowing they will potentially impact more attendees than on any other Sunday of the year.
Truth in Singing – Rod Ellis
I recently read a blog post from a pastor I admire a great deal. He expressed concern that we examine carefully the lyrics we choose to use in worship. I share his concern. The particular objection he raised was that we shouldn’t sing words we don’t believe.