Making the Most of Holy Week

Holy Week is here, which celebrates the death, burial, and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday, when Jesus rode triumphantly into Jerusalem, declaring himself to be the King of the Jews. It leads up to Good Friday, when Jesus died on the cross to pay the penalty for our […]

A Confession: I love C.M.E. Christians!

You have heard of C.M.E. Christians, haven’t you? This has nothing to do with a particular denomination. C.M.E. Christians are in every church. They are people who only come to church on Christmas, Mother’s Day, and Easter Sunday. Get it? Ironically, C.M.E. Christians are usually not true Christians. They are nominal Christians, at best. They […]

From HBC2 to SMBC: Holy Week 2012

May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. – 2 Peter 1:2 Good day Shiloh! I pray you are having a great week. Here are a few reminders for Holy Week. 3-1-6 Cards. We asked you to join us this week in praying for 3 […]

Preaching Holy Week at Burnette in Detroit

I am in Detroit. I am preaching three nights for Pastor Nathaniel Caldwell at the Greater Burnette Baptist Church, where he has served as pastor for seven years. I first preached at Burnette when I was seventeen-years-old. Dr. J. Allen Caldwell, the late, founding pastor, invited me to fill in for his regular speaker. He […]

A Holy Week Prayer

I thank you, Lord Jesus, for becoming a human being so I do not have to pretend or try to be God. I thank you, Lord Jesus, for becoming finite and limited so I do not have to pretend that I am infinite and limitless. I thank you, crucified God, for becoming mortal so I […]

Speaking @ St. Thomas in Jacksonville

I am speaking tonight for Pastor Ernie Murray at the St. Thomas Baptist Church tonight. This will be my second year participating in their Holy Week Revival. We had a great time of worship last year. And I am looking forward to tonight’s service. The service starts at 7 PM at 5863 Moncrief Road. Our […]

Holy Week Schedule Reminders

Midweek Worship Service will not be held tonight at the Shiloh Church in observance of Holy Week. We will meet instead for a special Good Friday Service at 12 Noon. If you are available (and your local church does not have something scheduled), join us as we worship our all-sufficient Prophet, Priest, and King – […]

Celebrating Holy Week

Holy Week is an observance of the Christian church that remembers the final week of the life of the Lord Jesus Christ before his crucifixion. It begins with Palm Sunday, which commemorates the Lord Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem. During the Triumphal Entry, the crowds rejoiced as Jesus’ entrance into the city stoked the messianic […]