So what exactly is the good news?Read more "Good News? (A Quasi-Political Post)"
‘Love your enemies’ ought to be sufficient.Read more "Jesus Got A Gun"
It is a very, very bizarre phenomenon. Despite clear and overwhelming evidence that Jesus wants his followers to be peacemakers, to love our enemies, and to not repay evil with evil, the vast majority of Christians in the United States are pro-capital punishment and pro-war.Read more "The Bible Says It. I Believe It. That Settles It (Except for Loving My Enemies)…"
I know who I am. I know what I signed up for.Read more "I Don’t Need Your Legislation (A Good Friday Litany)"
By now most of you are familiar with the name Brittany Maynard. If you are not familiar with her, Brittany is the 29-year-old young lady diagnosed with terminal brain cancer who has decided to ingest lethal medication to end her life before she begins to suffer the pain and consequences of her brain tumor.Read more "Brittany Maynard and How the Church Must Change…"
If death is the end toward which all life is moving… then why does anything in our lives matter at all? Why ascribe any purpose to it whatsoever? It is all death in the end anyway.Read more "If Death is Not the End…"
Sometimes we need the desert to find our hearts and souls… and to remember who we are and what our purpose is. And no matter the endless circles and varied pathways we take in this desert life, the point at which they all converge is at the cross. For it is when we come to the cross that we choose to no longer go our own way.Read more "The World Would Be a Better Place If We All Died…"