Category Archives: Communion

Living Between the Cups…which Passover Cup Jesus used at the Last Supper and What that Means for Us

When Jesus instituted the Lord’s Supper we are told that it was in the context of a Passover meal. Mark 14:12-18 says, 12 On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, when it was customary to sacrifice the Passover lamb, Jesus’ disciples asked him, “Where do you want us to go and make preparationsContinue Reading

The Power of Experience

The Gospels spend a tremendous amount of time on the Passion and Resurrection narratives. As N.T. Wright wrote in Surprised by Hope, “Take away the stories of Jesus’s birth, and you lose only two chapters of Matthew and two of Luke. Take away the resurrection, and you lose the entire New Testament and most ofContinue Reading

Update on Our Communion Services on Sunday Nights

We have been having weekly communion services on Sunday nights and I wanted to share a few thoughts about how that has gone. The service consists of about 20 minutes of singing, a 7-10 minute devotional thought on a subject specific to communion and then talks around the table with groups of 8-10 where weContinue Reading

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