Transforming Purpose

Years ago a friend told me that he was sad because he didn’t know his life’s purpose. For some reason, I had never thought about that concept before. And so, because I didn’t know how to take what he was saying seriously, I insensitively reacted with laughter. This upset him, which only made me laugh … More Transforming Purpose

Where Are You?

One of the words that freaks out many of my fellow liberal Christians and people abused by religion or even the people who qualify themselves as “spiritual but not religious” more than anything is “REPENT!!!” Sometimes I imagine myself saying it in a sermon and seeing people’s eyes bug out.  They might say, “Oh crap! … More Where Are You?

This Is Bully Shift

Love Your Enemies 27 “But I say to you who hear: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, and pray for those who spitefully use you. 29 To him who strikes you on the one cheek, offer the other also. And from him who takes away your cloak, do not withhold your tunic either. 30 Give to … More This Is Bully Shift

Give Us Us Free!

Let me begin this post by declaring that contrary to some beliefs, one person cannot speak for their entire race, group, or culture.  As we all know there are innumerable diversities at work in every individual and my comments with regard to the subject of race, religion, culture, or any other category under which one … More Give Us Us Free!

Seeing The Green Lantern As a Parable (Power Through Weakness)

Several days before actually going to see The Green Lantern, I was feeling this nagging sense that I was going to find some answers to some issues I was working on within the storyline of the film.  I was researching the biblical idea of God’s strength being made perfect in weakness and as such had been … More Seeing The Green Lantern As a Parable (Power Through Weakness)