Posts belonging to Category Easter

An Arctic Adventure

Arctic Adventure I wrote this open-ended game/simulation with an obvious Easter application a very long time ago. It is intended to be light-hearted and fun, with increasing gravity, until the punchline at points 9 and 10. Introduce the game as follows. “Arctic Expeditions is pleased to offer you the adventure of a lifetime. A fortnight […]

Why have you abandoned me?

How much does God love us? The Apostle Paul tells us that the death of Jesus Christ on the cross is the supreme demonstration of God’s love for fallen human beings. “You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a […]

What are you giving up for Lent?

An advert used to appear on television every year around February. It showed a bottle of lemon juice poised to pour over an empty plate, with the slogan, “Don’t forget the pancakes on Jif Lemon Day.” The advert urged everybody not to forget a certain brand of lemon juice on Pancake Day. Nowadays it seems […]

Raised with Christ

Jesus is risen from the dead! The tomb was empty and his disciples saw Jesus alive again. But the resurrection of Jesus Christ is much more than a historical event, more even the cornerstone of our faith. The resurrection is the key to our new life – because Jesus lives, we also live! The apostle […]

Getting ready for Easter

One of the great strengths of our Baptist patterns of worship is the freedom we express and the possibilities this offers to respond to what the Spirit is saying that week, that hour or even at that moment. But in this freedom we can sometimes fail to do justice to the great Christian Festivals, and […]

Spot the Easter Difference

What difference does Easter make to you? Too many Easter eggs may add half an inch to your waist, but apart from that Easter means very little to most people. Which is tragic, because when we truly understand the significance of Easter it can make a world of difference to our lives. For each one […]