Enforced Sabbath?

On a tumultuous day preceding Pilate’s careless, populist, hand-washing referendum that was to dispassionately determine the fate of Jesus, a very large crowd spread their cloaks on the ground for him as he entered Jerusalem, in a kind of instant royal celebration. The crowd believed Jesus had come in fulfilment of his nation’s hopes – … Continue Reading


James Mercer remembers past family and military history and reflects on love of enemies and not breaking faith with those who died.