Each year, I appreciate the opportunity to create an opportunity for people to pull away to ponder Christ’s death on our behalf. It is a missing jewel in modern evangelical church life, and any opportunity to reflect is time well spent.
This year’s Good Friday service was focused on contrasting Christ’s innocence and our sin guilt. Hence the name, Innocent.
The service focuses on the profound reality of the cross where an innocent man paid for the guilt of many. Before the hope of resurrection was the defeat of death. Death that was necessary because of the betrayal, denial, rejection, and sin that are part of the human condition.
The design of the service was very simple and very focused. Continue Reading…