Maundy Thursday

  1. Dinner with Jesus

    Article Dinner with Jesus

    It’s odd, even for the odd Gospel of John. Jesus is in Bethany entertained by his good friends Mary and Martha. (John 12:1-11.) John casually remarks that Lazarus, whom…

  2. Peter the Denier

    Article Peter the Denier

    The room was dark, giving it a gloomy feeling. We were gathered for a meal on the eve of Passover. Because the Lord was quietly pensive, we ate in silence. During supper, he…

  3. Hunger Games, Gethsemane, and Golgotha

    Article Hunger Games, Gethsemane, and Golgotha

    A confession.  Last week I read the Hunger Games.  Yeah, it was written for teenagers.  But I wanted to stay current on my son's pop culture.  Who really…

  4. Will You Let Jesus Wash Your Feet?

    Article Will You Let Jesus Wash Your Feet?

    Text: John 13:1-17 Theme: It takes courage to risk being open with Christ. Sermon Outline FROM PETER'S PERSPECTIVE Set the stage by retelling the story from the perspective of …

  5. The Mandate

    Article The Mandate

    John 13:1-17, 31b-35 The prophets may have called them “beautiful,” at least when they belonged to those who brought good news to others. On the whole, however, most…

  6. Jesus Prepares the Disciples

    Article Jesus Prepares the Disciples

    John 13:1-17, 31b-35 We come now to John’s account of the beginning of the end of Jesus’ earthly life. This is the beginning of his passion. John establishes the…

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