This week I have been putting normal blog content on hold as we take time to reflect on Passion Week. (You can begin the “Instead of Me” series here.) As we come to the end of a work week and begin Easter Weekend proper, I thought this archived post was a fitting start to our Good Friday. Happy Easter, everyone.
Last week our staff team celebrated communion together, as we do each month. It’s one of my favorite times of worship here at the Summit, a time when none of us are worrying with weekend responsibilities or what’s happening out in the lobby. It’s a time for us to just be.
“We are a room full of believing forgetters.”
Believing forgetters. In other words, we can easily articulate the foundations of our faith: Jesus lived a perfect life in our place. He died a substitutionary death on the cross for our sins. He rose from the tomb in order to defeat death, hell, and the grave. He sent the Holy Spirit in order that we might have his indwelling power.