The Burden on the Crucifix: What the Sweetbrier Pastor did instead of writing Lenten sermons

A story by James Schaap about a pastor debating the meaning of the Crucifix and what it means.

James Calvin Schaap

It wasn’t writer’s block. It’s just that he’d much rather do anything than sit down and write Lenten sermons, not because he didn’t like writing sermons but because he didn’t like Lent—all that doom and gloom when what the people wanted was joy, the glorious joy of Easter. And so did he.

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