“Our images of God matter. Just as how we conceptualize God affects what we think the Christian life is about, so do our images of God.” “When tradition is thought to state the way things really are, it becomes the director and judge of our lives; we are, in effect, imprisoned by it. On the
Today is Easter Sunday. All over the world Christians are proclaiming the miracle of the resurrection of Christ. Many celebrate what they believe was a physical resurrection, the ultimate proof that Jesus was indeed the son of God sent to save us from our sins. By his death on the cross as a living sacrifice
Join us as Rev. Melanie explores a different view of Easter and the traditional Resurrection story – one that we can live every day. The power of Jesus’s message and life need not be tied to a physical resurrection – we find profound meaning when we shift our paradigm and look at this transformational event in a new light!
On this Easter day, our talk focuses upon Bishop Spong’s interpretation of the transformational Easter Moment, in which Jesus’s disciples finally understand the meaning of Jesus’s life and message. This excerpt, read by Danielle Wright, captures the power of that moment. Enjoy!