Good Friday

Today is Good Friday.

It’s a day in which we see the values of God on full display. It’s where we witness to what God is willing to do and what God is willing to go through to express God’s love for creation.

It’s also a day of contrast. That contrast shows up right in the name — Good Friday. We call it Good even though there is death. We call it that because Jesus’ death is how death is conquered.

Today is a good day to remember some things. We remember that death may look like it has won, but it hasn’t. Death doesn’t get the final say. Death is merely a…



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Pastor Matthew Best

My name is Matthew Best. I’m an ELCA (Lutheran) pastor who attempts to translate church and churchy stuff into everyday language.