If being a Christian in an age where the right dominates much of the Church wasn't enough of a challenge, being insulted on a fairly regular basis here really does test your ability to share the "Grace" of your faith.
The word "Church" comes from the Greek ekklesia and means "those that are called out".
As you celebrate the Sacred day of Good Friday I share your feelings of profound pain that humanity experiences that is captured fully in the cruxifiction of the Rabbi Jesus and as you approach experiencing the joy of the Resurrection of that spirit I wish you and your family a happy holiday.
Who once wished me a happy Ash Wednesday. It has become a standing joke between us: Every year, he wishes me a happy Ash Wednesday and a happy Good Friday; I wish him a happy Yom Kuppur and a happy Tisha B'Av.
I have also told him that whenever he needs a Shabbes Goy, just ask.