I have many interpersonal conversations these days with my justice-seeking cohorts debating whether or not they should stay or go… Read more Should I stay or should I go? [cue the guitar riff]
Christianity needs to sing a new song… I spent the better part of the morning yesterday watching the live broadcast… Read more Sing a new song…
Christians are largely the reason why most people say “X-mas” (/ˈɛksməs/) instead of Christmas… at least that is the primary… Read more When Xtians (pronounced Christians) rewrite history it has consequences…
Earlier this week I was seeing and reading the first reports of the earthquake in Haiti and at almost the same time confronted with video of Christian “leaders” (quotes indicate sarcasm) like Pat Robertson painting those same earthquake victims as God-less scum. Suffice to say, I found it hard to contain myself, and didn’t…
Christians in churches often ask me, “why do you have all of those piercings?” Often their question smacks of a bit of shock and disgust along with curiosity.
Almost always my reply is, “This is not for you, but please consider those that it might be for. God loves all different kinds of people.”
Christians and tattoos/piercings have long been adversaries. This 2 part blog will address some of the theological and social elements in the discussion of Christian tattoos and piercings.
I highly recommend N. T. Wright’s books “Simply Christian” and “Surprised by Hope”.
I found that this week I was thinking a great deal about several different topics relating to how my worship community addresses God and his roles.
-God as Trinity
-God pursues us
-God is King