Mind’s Best Friend

I believe that if you look deeply enough, you will find that almost every industry is ultimately in the distraction and manipulation business.  I’m not saying this with any judgment. I’m just making an observation. If you disagree, I invite you to simply consider how the internet is set up so that once you log … More Mind’s Best Friend

“LieVersity” and “In-True-Sion”: What People Aren’t Saying About Why Diversity Programs Fail

I am a minister now largely because working as a consultant on a “Diversity Recruiting” Program for a large multi-national company frustrated me so deeply that I enrolled into seminary just to see if I could learn what it would take for a person or organization to have a true conversion experience. Most people who … More “LieVersity” and “In-True-Sion”: What People Aren’t Saying About Why Diversity Programs Fail

God Is Still Seeking

“Woman, believe me, the hour is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews. But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in … More God Is Still Seeking

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?

Switched At Birth

For most of us, our name was the first lie we were ever told.  Many of our parents or guardians, good intentioned as they might have been, looked at us with their heads full of ideas of who we were and who we were to become and said, “Let’s name him or her _____.” And … More Switched At Birth

The Reality of Diversity and Illusion

Have you ever wondered why–in almost every environment–conversations and programs around diversity and inclusion are so difficult?  Why is it that despite efforts to make organizations more diverse, there seems to be little to no substantial development where it really counts?  Well, if you watched the above video, you know what my take is.  I … More The Reality of Diversity and Illusion

The Firstborn of Many – The Man of Steel as a Messianic Metaphor

***WARNING*** THERE WILL BE ALL KINDS OF MAN OF STEEL SPOILERS IN THIS POST.  IF THAT KIND OF THING BOTHERS YOU…. WELL JUST SKIP THIS POST.  AS A MATTER OF FACT, EVEN IF YOU ALREADY SAW THE MOVIE I MAY STILL SPOIL YOUR MEMORIES OR THE DVD RELEASE.  DEPENDING ON YOUR OUTLOOK, THIS POST MAY … More The Firstborn of Many – The Man of Steel as a Messianic Metaphor