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?
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
Somewhere in time there is a part of me that I visit frequently. He is in a dark room and he feels alone. He is living a lie. He believes that he is separate from God and from everything else in life–the consummate individual. Even though he knows that he can get up and walk … More Coming Out of the Dark…
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
***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
In the above video, my wife and I talk about seeing miracles in the mundane. The fact is that everything about life is a miracle. But what happens is that we get out of tune with the miraculous reality that really is. We take life for granted and for get that everything is extra-ordinary. I … More Seeing Miracles In the Mundane
May the Radiant Love of God permeate your very being as you engage the message of this post. May it once and for all remove all doubt that you are One with the Creator eternally. Can you hear it when I tell you that you have been with God from the beginning and beyond. Just … More One In All and All In One
Let me begin this post by saying that I absolutely love the Bible. I have read a lot of books in my life and the Bible by far has been the most intriguing work I have ever engaged. With the exception of The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, C.S. Lewis’ Mere … More The Gospel According to You
Luke 22:47-53 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus 47 While he was still speaking, suddenly a crowd came, and the one called Judas, one of the twelve, was leading them. He approached Jesus to kiss him; 48 but Jesus said to him, “Judas, is it with a kiss that you are betraying the Son … More No More of This!
If you don’t want to slap me for making the above video, then we are friends for life even if we never meet. I can say that with honesty because if you can embrace the hub-bubbery that I spoke then it means that you are not living in the fear of loss and so we … More Nothing Is Never What We Think It Is