Holy Week Real Talk: Take the Wait for Resurrection as a Reset

The Saturday after the crucifixion  must have been devestating. The Apostles, friends an followers must have been down lower than they could have ever imagined. The fear must have been palpable. Isn’t that how we all feel when change is about to come? We need to ready ourselves for the reset. Have you ever been going … More Holy Week Real Talk: Take the Wait for Resurrection as a Reset

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Serves Easter Meals to 5,000 Military Family Members

 As part of its long-standing support of America’s armed forces and their families, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is donating Heat n’ Serve Easter Family Meals To-Go to up to 5,000 military family members this weekend. To further its mission of building strong, stable and secure military families, Operation Homefront joined Cracker Barrel in identifying … More Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Serves Easter Meals to 5,000 Military Family Members

Holy Week Real Talk: Get Out Of The Blame Trap and Reflect

Today is Good Friday and it’s time to get out of the blame trap and get right. God calls us to examine ourselves (2 Corinthians 13:5; Lamentations 3:40), but healthy self-examination is a difficult and dangerous duty. The flesh seizes self-examination as an opportunity to turn our thoughts against us. Introspection is deceptive because it … More Holy Week Real Talk: Get Out Of The Blame Trap and Reflect

Good Friday Facts

Good Friday is now primarily celebrated by a service combining a number of separate practicess. We start by the reading of three sets of lessons followed by “bidding prayers”(pleas to heaven for mercy). This probably represents a type of aliturgical service of great antiquity of which more extensive survivals remain in the Gallican and Ambrosian … More Good Friday Facts

Holy Week Real Talk: Love of Your Neighbor Is Love Of Self

During this Holy week we are called to dig deep. All the ordinary deeds done every day to relieve the corporal or spiritual needs of others are true works of mercy, if done in the name of Christ. For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink in my name, because you are Christ’s, … More Holy Week Real Talk: Love of Your Neighbor Is Love Of Self

Holy Thursday Facts

Holy Thursday facts are simple to understand once you reflect. Here are some of the things the gospels record for this day. Maundy Thursday (also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, Sheer Thursday, and Thursday of Mysteries, among other names) is the Christian holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter. Maundy Thursday … More Holy Thursday Facts