Russell Rathbun is a pastor at House of Mercy in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He's the author of Post-Rapture Radio (Jossey-Bass) and Midrash on the Juanitos (Cathedral Hill).
Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 51:1-12; John 12:20-33; Hebrews 5:5-10
While Easter celebrates the event that made death nontoxic, Lent
contemplates death. We are called to reflect on our death-making
behavior and on the suffering of others.
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