Palm Sunday: Persistent Preposterous Hope

On Palm Sunday Jesus knew what he was doing was dangerous. Jesus knew that allowing a crowd to shout Hosanna, to stage a demonstration on the Mount of Olives, Jesus knew this was revolutionary. You shout Hosanna to the savior, to the rescuer, to the Messiah.

Holy Week: In a World Shaped by Violence, We Need Protest

“Did you hear about the riot this weekend?” Our friends Rachel and Matt were in town, visiting from Chicago where Matt works for a labor Union. He was talking about Hockey fans at the University of Minnesota who threw bottles and jumped on top of a moving car. As the police arrived, some of theseContinue reading “Holy Week: In a World Shaped by Violence, We Need Protest”