Power & Passion:
Six Characters in Search of Resurrection
By Sam Wells
Read Chapter 1: Pontius Pilate (Pages 25-55) for first meeting
At the heart of our Christian faith is the story of Christ’s passion. In fact, so central is the Passion that it’s the one story that all four Gospels tell essentially the same way. Jesus is betrayed, arrested, tried, and crucified. Yet, what makes the passion so powerful is not only the lengths God in Christ will go to enter into the depths of our humanity, but the struggles that others find themselves facing in the midst of Jesus’ harrowing journey. In this way, Jesus’ passion is not only his, but our own as well.
Kathleen and Jonah invite you to join them this Lent in studying and discussing the book, “The Power and the Passion: Six Characters In Search of Resurrection,” written by Sam Wells. Recounting the passion of experiences of Pontius Pilate, Barabbas, Joseph of Arimathea, Pilate’s wife, Peter and Mary Magdalene, the book reveals how Jesus’ death exposes the truth about our world and how his resurrection makes possible a new way of life.
Gatherings will take place via Zoom on Tuesday at 5:30pm. The discussion group will run from Tuesday, February 23rd through Tuesday, March 30th.