There are not a lot of specifically “dual-purpose” days in the church year. There might only be one, today. Today is Palm/Passion Sunday. I think I might have mentioned, in one or the other of the sermons, the futility of fulminating against the lazy society we are in with “no one” attending Good Friday services […]
Cognitive dissonance Sunday?
So today is Palm / Passion Sunday. I’m drawing a blank on any other day of the year that draws together two such disparate notions. On the one hand we have Jesus entering Jerusalem in triumph, lauded by the crowds with palm branches and cloaks thrown on the road before him. On the other hand […]
The ultimate mixed up day
Of all the mixed up days we can have, and we can have a lot of them, this Sunday might be the most mixed up. The mash-up of Palm Sunday and Good Friday, now called Palm / Passion Sunday can give the more conservative church year people the willies, and I know because I was […]