This piece of news likely won't surprise you, but this weekend is Easter. It's the most important and best day of the entire year. Without this one weekend, none of the other weekends would make any sense at all.
It's also the day when people who don't usually go to church are the most likely to say yes to an invitation. I think that's really exciting. So I'm going to ask you to be bold this week and invite someone to come to church with you this Sunday as we celebrate together.
And when I say "celebrate," I don't mean it metaphorically. The story of Easter is the greatest story in human history. It's the best of all the good news. It's literally the only reason we exist as a church.
I’ll start today with a public service announcement: this weekend is the start of Daylight Saving Time, so don’t forget to set your clocks one hour ahead before you go to bed on Saturday so that you’re not an hour late for the service on Sunday. I realize that most of you (myself included) use your cell phones as your primary time-telling devices and they update automatically, so you might not even need the warning. But you also might wake up on Sunday with your bedside clock reading one time and your cell phone reading another, which would throw you into existential chaos. And because I love you, I want to do whatever I can to help you avoid that outcome. Also, it’s Daylight Saving Time, no