What do we really mean when we say Jesus died “to save us from our sins?” Was Jesus executed to correct our individual behaviors? Or was there something more systemic at work?
Tag Archives: Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday: Water to Wash Feet
It was one of Jesus’ final moments with his disciples, and one of their most intimate moments together. And while we often view it as symbolic of Jesus’ servant leadership, washing their feet was much more. It was an act of liberation.
Deconstructing Holy Week
What if the sin and death Jesus overcomes is less about our own independent indiscretions than with our public and systemic tendencies to exploit, oppress, and marginalize those who dare stand against the status quo?
Maundy Thursday Reflection
Sometimes uncertain where he would lead them
Sometimes into questionable situations and encounters
They were always together
To co-create the world
April 9 Gathering: The Scandal of Holy Week
This Sunday at New Wineskins, we’ll reflect on the Passion stories that guide our worship of the resurrected Jesus and look behind the scenes to see what deeper significance they might have for us in our present contexts.