Contrary to the view of Triumphant Christianity, Easter is for Failures

“If we’ll free it from the pastel sweater vest we’ve crammed it into, Easter reminds us that Christianity is a miserable failure. Sometimes it leaks. It swears when it drops a flashlight on its foot when the power suddenly goes out. It makes weird faces in family photos and gets uncomfortably honest about its break-ups after too much wine at your cousin’s wedding reception. It sometimes seems like it’s barely hanging on, but it never gives up, even when it has every reason to, even when it stops breathing for three days. And that’s what makes it such good news for so many of us, arguably all of us, if we’re being honest. “

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