Easter: The Foundation of Forgiveness

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Easter is a great day to be in church, and on this particular year, it is not only Easter but also…. April Fools Day. Which opens up so. many. possibilities. to mess with the children in our lives today.

Possibilities to do things like this:

One parent unwrapped all the chocolate candy and used the wrappers to wrap us these grapes to put in their kids Easter basket. And what is a parent supposed to do with all that chocolate? Guess we better eat it.

Another parent filled Easter eggs. But not with candy. With vegetables.

Or there was another parent who was really committed and carefully filled this chocolate bunny… with mustard.

There is this Easter basket filled not with toys or candy but with …. cleaning supplies.

Or, I think this one’s my favorite- this person made cake pops with a chocolate coating surrounding…Brussel sprouts.

This Easter may be April Fool’s Day, but this Easter, like every Easter, we come together as the church. The lilies are ready. The music is prepared. The ham is cooking.

And, once again this year, we read the story of Easter in the Bible. The story of what happened on that Sunday morning nearly 2000 years ago is the most important story of why we believe Jesus was more than just a man.

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Podcast Episode 8

Here is Megan and Dave’s eight episode of the Everything Jesus Taught Podcast!

In this 20 minute long podcast episode, they talk about shame. But they also chat about images of Jesus, like:

  • Thrift store painting Jesus
  • Creepy Jesus, and
  • Petty Jesus

Listen, comment, subscribe, share, and ask questions for them to answer on the next episode!

 

And here are the pictures we talked about:

Toilet Sink
‘Sup Girl?

Podcast Episode 7

Here is Megan and Dave’s seventh episode of the Everything Jesus Taught Podcast!

In this 19 minute long podcast episode, they respond to the shooting at Parkland High School, and how the Church could be the best leader for our country to find a way forward.

Listen, comment, subscribe, share, and ask questions for them to answer on the next episode!

Podcast Episode 3

Here is Megan and Dave’s third episode of the Everything Jesus Taught Podcast!

In this 24 minute long podcast episode, they talk about Integrity and Love. But they also chat about:

  • Dave’s college job washing dishes at Panera
  • First love
  • Social awkwardness (well, Dave’s)
  • What we are saved by
  • The Crown
  • Forgiveness

Listen, comment, subscribe, share, and ask questions for them to answer on the next episode!

Podcast Episode 2

Listen to Megan and Dave’s second episode in the Everything Jesus Taught podcast series!

In this episode, Megan and Dave chat with each other about:

  • Courage
  • Integrity
  • Westboro Baptist Church
  • Circumcision!
  • How they avoid being hypocrites as parents
  • DIY projects

and much more!

Listen, comment, subscribe, share, and ask questions for them to answer on the next episode!

Podcast Episode 1

Listen to Megan and Dave’s first episode in the Everything Jesus Taught podcast series!

In this first podcast, Megan and Dave chat with each other about:

  • What a podcast is
  • Why they are doing this year long series on Everything Jesus Taught
  • Dave’s cholesterol
  • Zombies
  • How Jesus’ burden is light
  • and much more

Listen, comment, subscribe, share, and ask questions for them to answer on the next episode!