Tag Archives: Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday as it really happened (not as it’s talked about in church)

Palm Sunday wasn’t a lecture by a religious professional but rather spontaneous declarations of praise by everyday people. It was everyday people celebrating the presence of the living Jesus, not a religious talk about Jesus in the past. Palm Sunday … Continue reading

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Unconventional thoughts about Palm Sunday, Holy Week, & Easter

Jesus didn’t sit in an office and study all week so He could preach a good sermon. He got out among people and served them. Bob Goff, author of the books, Love Does and Everybody Always, puts it this way: … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday Is About Participatory Church!

What’s Palm Sunday about? For one thing, it is about a Donkey Rider and participatory, organic church. The original Palm Sunday was about everyday people speaking out for Christ. It wasn’t about people being quiet and passive spectators.  The focus … Continue reading

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The Donkey Rider In Jerusalem

About 2,000 years ago a poor man from a tiny town rode into a big city on a borrowed donkey.  The story of that ride is more famous than American history’s “midnight ride of Paul Revere”.  It is the most famous donkey ride … Continue reading

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