Free Holy Week samples from my Lent book The Big Story. Links to printable PDFs below. These are perfect for dipping into daily, as weekly readings, or as a quick-read overview. The samples features the week’s summary for Holy Week in creative re-telling of Jesus’ life and ministry, plus two full day’s resources: Monday of Holy … More Free Holy Week Resources – Book Samples
Walking Home on a Friday Evening Well, that’s it I guess. It’s over. The whole giddy dream is over. I really did think he was The One – I even said it to his face. “You are the Messiah, the son of the living God”, I said. Guess I was wrong. This isn’t like the … More “It Is Finished” – a Good Friday meditation
Dangerous talk, that. I know Jesus has been trying to explain to us, but I don’t think I get it yet. Perhaps it will be clearer in a few days. I’m so sleepy. Eh, what? Sorry, Rabbi, what was that? You’re going to pray over there. Sure, we’ll wait here, there’s a good-sized rock to sit by. We’ll be close, just call out if you want us. Peter and me, we’ll stay here and keep watching. You think someone will be coming along soon? Right, right. Don’t go too far, we don’t want to lose you! … More Gethsemane. Look, See, Pray
It was early Friday morning when they led us from the cell, and I saw they had a carpenter to crucify as well. … More Good Friday- Look, See, Pray
Fresh scripts launch God’s timeless word like a rocket. “Parables as Jesus would have told them – witty, punchy and thought-provoking.” Christmas and Easter? Sorted.
Some quiet and meditative, some a-pun-a-minute – there’s a script for every occasion. Meet Elijah’s ravens on holiday. Meet texting angels. Meet the Big Bad Cat. Then slow down and relive Good Friday through the eyes of one who was there – Jesus, remember me. … More Drama without the, well, drama!
[Click here for printable Puzzle Pages (PDF) – Good Friday] This year I have updated the Puzzle Pages to link more closely with the Lenten Tree Activity. They will still stand on their own, or you can access the original Puzzle Pages via the link in the menu. Puzzle Pages are downloadable A4 double-sided mini-booklets … More Puzzle Pages – Good Friday
Then some idiots come from the town to laugh and throw insult at the dying. Prats! Get a life! That other bloke on the cross, not my mate, the other one, joins in the insults. He’s yelling at the Nazareth guy. Mocking him. Seriously? You’ve gonna have that as your final words? Some people never learn. … More Jeremiah 23:1-6 & Luke 23:33-43 – A Bad Friday
Easter Sunday: Imagination station
Where: By the font
Need: spices to smell, salt water to taste (tears), rough stone, cloth to feel, (optional radiant heater) … More Activity – Sensory Stations
‘Call yourself a Christian?’, it taunts. ‘You’re not really saved. If you were, you’d not have …’ … More Mark 16:1-8