Tag archive: Easter

Easter Lives On

Easter Lives On

It’s been a little while since Easter now. All the signs are out of the shops and they have moved on to the next advertising opportunity. Bakers have reduced their production of hot cross buns and the eggs have been removed from the shelves. But there are still plenty of chocolate Easter eggs around my…

Easter Sunday – Black Saturday fires

Easter Sunday - Black Saturday fires

In the lead up to Easter my friend was remembering the Black Saturday fires that happened nearly 10 years ago in Victoria. This fire ravaged a national park and annihilated homes and 173 lives. The surrounding area was left bare and black. But that was not the end of the story. Over time the black…

Good Friday – Experiencing Death

Good Friday - Experiencing Death

When you are so committed to your job it’s hard not to question yourself and your faith when that position falls apart. Matthew 27:45-56 Reference: “And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit.” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭27:50‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: A friend of mine has just lost his job. He…

It’s What Any Good Parent Would Do

It's What Any Good Parent Would Do

Good Friday Luke 23:33-38 Reference: And when they were come to the place, which is called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the malefactors, one on the right hand, and the other on the left. (‭Luke‬ ‭23‬:‭33‬ KJV) Explore: I have a highly sensitive boy. Every little bump or scratch brings on a Oscar Award…

The Ultimate Toast

The Ultimate Toast

But as a chocolate lover, this was worth waiting a whole year for! Galatians 5:13-26 Reference: Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. (Galatians 5:25 NIV) Explore: We’ve just recently had Easter and while there’s many religious traditions I keep during this time, there’s also a family tradition that’s very…