Holy Week

A poem for Good Friday

Post a Comment » Written on April 18th, 2014     
Filed under: Arts, Holy Week, Poetry
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by Geoff Twigg

More scorned and scarred than when He came
A pinned exhibit on a tree
The Son of Heaven and Lord of earth
Divorced from both in agony

Cut off from God by human sin
Abandoned by His

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… and you will find REST for your souls.

1 Comment » Written on April 5th, 2013     
Filed under: Health, Holy Week, Vocational Excellence
Today’s post is written by Matt Nightingale, Director of Worship Ministries at Redeemer Covenant Church in Tulsa, OK.

It’s the week after Easter, and if you’re anything like me, you’re exhausted. From Palm Sunday with the children’s choir to the

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Good Friday

2 comments Written on March 29th, 2013     
Filed under: Arts, Better Together, Holy Week
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Dark.
Not dusk,
no moon or stars, as on a clear night;
No.

This dark was thick, oppressively thick;
All the goodness that ever existed
had been sucked out of the world.

Nothing.
Empty.
Dark.
And we were
suddenly,
completely

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Paschal Greeting

1 Comment » Written on April 8th, 2012     
Filed under: Better Together, Church History, Church Year, Holy Week, Liturgy, Writing and blogging
Today’s post is written by Matt Nightingale, Director of Worship Ministries at Redeemer Covenant Church in Tulsa, OK.

It’s my turn to write the Better Together blog post. I didn’t get to it on Friday because I was neck-deep in

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Participation

1 Comment » Written on April 23rd, 2009     
Filed under: Articles, Dangerous Worship, Formation, Holy Week
In my years as a worship leader, and in hearing the stories of hundreds of pastors and worship leaders, I understand that most preachers and worship leaders want one thing more than anything else in worship: We want people to

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Visual Devotions for Holy Week – Easter Sunday

Post a Comment » Written on April 11th, 2009     
Filed under: Formation, Holy Week, Uncategorized

“Christ is risen!  He is risen indeed!”  This joyful proclamation dates back at least to St. John Chrysostom, a Church Father from the fourth century.  It was included in one of his Easter sermons that is still read today in

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Visual Devotions for Holy Week – Holy Saturday

1 Comment » Written on April 10th, 2009     
Filed under: Formation, Holy Week

The drama and emotion of Good Friday is over.  The crowds are gone, the cross is empty, and Jesus’ body is in the tomb.  It is shabat (the Sabbath).  It is a time of waiting, of resting, for no labor

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Visual Devotions for Holy Week – Good Friday

1 Comment » Written on April 9th, 2009     
Filed under: Formation, Holy Week

It is Good Friday, the day we remember Jesus’ walk to Calvary, his crucifixion, and death.  It is the most solemn day of the Church Year.  It is a day for us to be especially mindful of what Jesus did

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Visual Devotions for Holy Week – Maundy Thursday

2 comments Written on April 8th, 2009     
Filed under: Formation, Holy Week
Today is Maundy Thursday, the day that commemorates the Last Supper and the beginning of the sacrament of Communion.  The word “Maundy” comes from the Latin mandatum, which means “commandment.”  At the Last Supper, Jesus gave his disciples a

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Visual Devotions for Holy Week – Wednesday

1 Comment » Written on April 7th, 2009     
Filed under: Formation, Holy Week

The architecture of Jerusalem is very diverse, from modern office buildings to ancient worship spaces.  The structures marking the various Christian sites are beautiful, awe-inspiring spaces.  As you observe these photos of the churches that have been built over the

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