Monthly Archives: February 2016

The People of Bethany

Friends, We continue our time in the town of Bethany, where Jesus stayed from Friday night before holy week, until His arrest on Holy Thursday.  This material is what is being presented at our Bethany Retreats at the Spiritual Life … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bethany: Where Jesus prepared for Holy Week

Jesus remained each night with his friends Mary, Martha, and Lazarus in Bethany.  Here He prepared for His passion and death.  By understanding Bethany and His time there, perhaps we can prepare for our Holy Week, and ultimately our passion … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Lent 2016: The Bethany Experience

What happened before Holy Week? How are you preparing for Holy Week?  Perhaps looking at what Jesus did before Holy Week will give us some ideas of how to spend our time.     The Friday before the Passion Jesus … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

God uses our illusions and disillusions and roller coasters

Jesus was familiar with this see-saw affect in human lives. Jesus used this movement of the heart from the transfiguration to the valley in His use of parables.  Also in Luke 5, where Peter wanting to catch fish, finally did, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment