On the Emmaus road

One possible definition of ‘what it is to be a Christian’ is the attempt to imitate the life of Christ – trying to put into practice all that Jesus did. In Jesus, we have an example of the best way to live according to God’s desire. So, we might better understand our own discipleship through the lens of Christ. Continue reading “On the Emmaus road”

Two acts of love and scandal

Maundy Thursday, the beginning of the three days of ultimate meaning and impact for Christian believers, starts in the cramped confines of the Upper Room.  Excited voices are heard below as late arriving pilgrims arrive in Jerusalem.  But for Jesus and his followers this was their last night together. Continue reading “Two acts of love and scandal”