As we embark on celebrating Good Friday, I am drawn to one of my favorite Good Friday hymns, written by Sydney Carter. Here is one of my favorite renditions online:
For theological nerds out there like myself, you might get special Good Friday feels to see esteemed theologian and church man Bishop N. T. Wright singing the same song himself:
Take some time to meditate on these words, as a call to see yourself in each of the figures looming large on this Good Friday. In important ways, we are called to see ourselves alongside Jesus each day of Holy Week.
Blessings on your Holy Week journey!
Your progressive redneck preacher,