Posts from April 2014

Second Sunday of Easter

Reading 1: Acts 2:14a, 22-32 Reading 2: Psalm 16 Reading 3: Peter 1:3-9 Reading 4: John 20:19-31 By Bruce G. Epperly We can experience resurrection power in miraculous ways. We can experience divine resuscitations, breathing with Jesus, restoring spirits and communities in ways we never would have expected. I believe that mainline, progressive, and process […]

Resurrection Without Supernaturalism

There is no getting around Easter if you belong to the Jesus movement. Jesus’ first followers were transformed by their encounters with the Risen Christ. Once fearful, they became courageous; once uncertain, they became confident in that Jesus was unique, the savior of humankind, victorious over sickness, sin, and death. The power of the resurrection […]