Losing the Habit of Faith

I learned on Easter Sunday that my inconsistent practice of faith changes nothing about God’s faithfulness to us. [Read more…]

Trying to Explain Easter to My Children

I don’t know how to explain Easter to my children, but perhaps that because it’s a mystery I’m still trying to figure out myself. [Read more…]

How Do I Explain Easter to My Kids?

I have a new post on her.meneutics. It begins: I don’t know how to explain Easter to my children — Penny, 5, and William, 2. I’ve tried two approaches so far. I’ve talked about it directly: “Some people killed Jesus and he died and God made him alive again.” When I said that, William asked, [Read More…]

Is the Resurrection for Real?

Along with other bloggers, I was recently asked to respond to this question in 100 words or less. Here’s what I wrote: My husband threw a handful of crackers across the room. He was angry. My daughter threw her arms out wide and said, “Tada!” She was proud. My son’s tears rolled down his cheeks. [Read More…]