Finally, Writing It

Last Thoughts on Friday Night

I think I will use "I Have Decided to Follow Jesus" as a framework for the sermon this week. I'm compelled by the idea of how the disciples experienced the events of Palm Sunday, and I also want to weave in the historical connections to Solomon, which would have resonated for them.

Also on my mind: the significance of reputation; the importance of resolve; the fact that we're human, and won't do this perfectly, and will have to keep choosing the path we're on over and over, not just once.

It's such a political story, hard to approach for a generally less-political preacher…