Posts by Amy Flickinger

Posts by Amy Flickinger

Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday is the day between Good Friday and Easter Sunday when Jesus lay dead in the tomb. In short, it is a day without Jesus. You will notice that we strip the altar table bare on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday we will gather around the cross to mark the time of his death without celebrating the Eucharist. On Saturday there is nothing but death and grief. What is…

God is Faithful When We are Unfaithful

I’ve been reading through the book of Genesis with my oldest child (I want you to take the idealized picture of this in your mind and dial it waaay back). We’re coming to the end of the story of Jacob, the last of the patriarchs, and have seen God renew his covenant with each them again and again while they bumble along, often away from his directions. They each take…

Love God. Love Your Neighbor.

Recently Jed reminded us to be careful not to consume more information about this current COVID surge than we need to in order to make the decisions we need to make. This is a good corrective for someone like me. By nature, I’m an information sponge and I don’t know when to stop. Let’s say I read five articles, two opposing opinion pieces, a study mentioned in one of the…