The Danger of ‘Re-‘ Words

The Danger of ‘Re-‘ Words

We have some work to do and I am not sure ‘Re-‘ words are sufficient to get us there. Omar Reyes is the fourth call on this week’s HomeBrewed TNT episode. His question relates to  the new interest in Paul by philosophers. One reason that Paul is attracting so much attention recently has to do … Continue reading

The Function of Good Friday and Easter

The Function of Good Friday and Easter

Ahead of the Great Debacle this morning between Tony Jones and Pete Rollins, I find myself in an interesting place. On the surface, it is fairly obvious that I would agree more with Jones on what he believes about the events of Good Friday. Much of what Jones says about the crucifixion and its implication … Continue reading

Sex Isn’t Simple

Sex Isn’t Simple

I’m back on the blog and have several posts coming in the next 48 hours to get caught up Sexuality and spirituality were on my mind ahead of last month’s Level Ground Film Festival. I am very aware of the cultural conversation that continues to circle around marriage equality and issues related to legal matters. … Continue reading

Excited about Easter: resurrected faith

Excited about Easter: resurrected faith

Across N. America, the two largest groups of people who are reclaiming their faith are traditionally parents of little ones who are settling down and putting down roots – and those who are finding a different version of faith in a new community or expression. Various labels are often assigned to this second group: unchurched, … Continue reading

On This MLK Holiday

On This MLK Holiday

Dr. King has given me the direction for my next 41 years. Understand, the loss of my mother has caused me a nearly indescribable amount of pain. I have given great thought to changing the entire direction of ministry – it has to be about more than just helping people understand the Bible better or … Continue reading

Police Violence Is The Exception

Police Violence Is The Exception

I posted this last week in response to two conversations with friends who are very upset by the failure of the justice system to protect unarmed black men (and boys)  from those who act on behalf of the law. I have not been blogging much as I am in preparation for my qualifying exams in the … Continue reading