Must Read Monday 4-15-2019 Game of Thrones, Masters Sunday, Holy Week and SCOTUSApril 15, 2019
What did you celebrate yesterday? While millions awaited the release of the first episode of the 8th and final season of Game of Thrones and millions more watched the Masters victory of Tiger Woods, heralded as the Comeback King, still others waved palms and recognized the entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem ahead of what we call Holy Week. In which of these tribes were you found yesterday? Do you see in Jesus the One how has already won the Game of Thrones who defeats the powers of Sin and Death on a hill called Calvary and then, refusing to stay dead, comes back as the Master of all, the true Comeback King, rising to newness of life on Easter morning? Today’s conversational apologetic talking points practically write themselves!
Here are some more things to read and think about as you cultivate the mind of Christ on the matters of this day:
Australian Rugby player, who is a Christian, is under fire for social media comments considered hateful
Faith and the 2020 Democratic field…the latest
Have you noticed the disconnect of theological words from their moorings? You might think of it as the appropriation of distinctively Christian words in a culture looking for moral grounding apart from God.
ERLC releases statement on Artificial Intelligence
Conversations on the Life/Death front:
- Gene-edited babies: what a Chinese scientist told his American mentor
- Three parent babies are here
- Lethal Plans: When Seniors turn to suicide in long-term care
- Amnesty International: use of capital punishment falling globally
Ultimately, this is Holy Week. Let us make it so.
Re- upping this video from Easter two years ago!