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Holy Week

The Resurrection turned a symbol of Roman oppression into a sign of hope for Christians, writes the Rev. Mark Conrad. Read more

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Council of Bishops President Ken Carter invites United Methodists to deeper contemplation of the practice of forgiveness in church life. Read more

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Her Lenten reflections have led Cynthia B. Astle to develop a clearer understanding of what following Jesus Christ means today. Read more

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A United Methodist pastor's vision for countering fundamentalist Christian media with more thoughtful study resources continues in a new release on Jesus' last week. Read more

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The story of Jesus is ultimately about God's love for us and all creation, a story we will recognize wherever we encounter those who struggle against the forces of death, writes Bishop Elaine Stanovsky. Read more

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The Great Three Days – Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Vigil Saturday – give us time to slow down and reflect on the meaning of Jesus' death before the Resurrection on Easter Sunday. Read more

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Take your Easter off autopilot by asking these questions about the deeper aspects of Holy Week, suggests the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. Read more

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The link between the wise men in Matthew's gospel and the events of Holy Week point us toward another path in life, writes the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. Read more

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Holy week is about the forgiveness of betrayal, writes the Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas. Few of us face public execution; all of us will be wounded over and over again by the multiple betrayals we all endure Read more

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Holy Week confronts us with a crucial question: Who are we in the story of Jesus? asks the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. Read more

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