Tag Archives: Easter

Loss

Using the words “my late brother” is shocking and painful. On Saturday April 7, we celebrated the life of my late brother, David Diener. The day after his death was Easter. The day after that, his 67th birthday. David had … Continue reading

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Go and Tell

We have just been celebrating Easter: the ultimate victory of life over death, light over darkness, hope over despair. But the declaration “He is Risen” is not the end of the story. It is the beginning. It is our starting … Continue reading

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Illusions

My father was not a stingy person. Not by any means. My parents gave generously to many people and many causes, especially the church and Christian education. They were always ready to help someone in genuine need. But even so, … Continue reading

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The Privilege of Presence

Just one week after Easter, the work of Christ on the cross is fresh in our minds. But for sure, the reality of Christ’s death and resurrection is what we live in on a daily basis, all year round. As … Continue reading

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The Power of Faithfulness

On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. These women were on a mission. They had prepared themselves, then they waited for the … Continue reading

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The Sting of Death

Kenya is in mourning this Easter Monday. The church in particular is asking a lot of questions. Why did the attackers start with the praying Christians? Why during Easter? Why innocent students? Are we losing freedom of worship in Kenya? … Continue reading

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The Seed of the Gospel?

Television screens are awash with yet another tragedy in Kenya: the massacre of non-Islamic young men and women. Some of these young people were having their “morning glory” prayer time when the attackers struck. They had no idea that terrorist … Continue reading

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