Easter3A at CTK

walk to emmaus DoreThe Walk to Emmaus is a revered and much preached upon story from the Gospels, especially by our brothers and sisters in Protestant faith traditions. There is something so powerful about the personal nature of the encounter these disciples experienced with the risen Lord. Everyone nods along with the line from the story where they ask themselves, “Were our hearts not burning within us while he spoke to us?”

But I am here before you today to say that their burning hearts were not the heart of that story. It was the action – the breaking of the bread – in which they were totally engaged that is the heart of the story and is the source and summit of our faith. The sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the Cross is the source of our salvation, Continue reading “Easter3A at CTK”