Contributed by Rodney Killam on Apr 18, 2003
Dennis Bratcher said,
Good Friday is not a day of celebration but of mourning, both for the death of Jesus and for the sins of the world that his death represents. Yet, although Friday is a solemn time, it is not without its own joy. For while it is important to place the Resurrection against the
Contributed by John Cuddeford on Oct 18, 2002
THE MUSE OF GOOD FRIDAY?
Christmas and Easter can be subjects for poetry, but Good Friday, like Auschwitz, cannot. The reality is so horrible, it is not surprising that people should have found it a stumbling block to faith.
Contributed by Danny Presswood on Jan 26, 2009
GOOD FRIDAY: SUNDAY'S COMIN'
Tony Campolo tells a story of preaching on Good Friday at his church in Philadelphia. He got up to preach to his predominantly black congregation-–and he was "ON"! The folks were encouraging and hepping him along, and he got excited. He could hear some saying,
Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 8, 2012
GOOD FRIDAY IN THE PHILIPPINES
Ever since the 1950s, the men of the Philippines have had unusual tradition around Easter. It has grown to the point where from 50,000 to 75,000 people attend every year. The ritual that has drawn all these tourists to the Philippines is an odd and gruesome Good
Contributed by Aaron Burgess on Nov 20, 2002
An old Christian drama depicts a little boy working in his parent’s carpentry shop in first century Jerusalem. He protests his chore, which is to assist in building a cross. The parents insist that he help because Rome has given them a contract for construction of crosses.
In another scene the