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April 21, 2019

Journey with John In John Masefield’s play, “The Trial of Jesus,” the Centurion in charge of the execution reports to Pilate about the crucifixion of Jesus.  After his official report, Pilate’s wife asks the soldier for details on how the prisoner Jesus died.  Once...

April 14, 2019

Journey with John It was a day of ecstasy and agony.  The ecstasy was there in the thrilling reaction of an enthusiastic crowd, giving Jesus the reception he so richly deserved.  Critics were silenced, cynics forgotten.  Enemies of Jesus watched helplessly, as...

April 7, 2019

Journey with John I hear it a lot.  I say it more often than I should.  It’s a common complaint that becomes an excuse for not acting on some demand on life.  My guess is it is not a new phenomenon.  Perhaps you’ve said it on occasion.  The familiar words ring in my...

March 31, 2019

Journey with John Sometimes I forget the significance of what happens in this holy place each week.  A gentle reminder, on occasion, is a necessity.  I’ve shared this story before.  It never fails to minister to my spirit, so I hope you’ll excuse me as I share it...

March 24, 2019

Journey with John Friday, I’m getting new shocks for my car.  They reduce the bumps you feel as you drive.  I don’t think about shocks very much, until they’re not working.  Currently, they are not performing well and I’m noticing the ruts in the road.  By the time...