The Birthday that Never Was Imagine having a birthday that no one will ever remember. It’s pretty easy if you are born in December. It’s especially easy if you are born in the last half of December. I can remember as a child, years that only my mother, father, and sister even knew that IContinue reading “Walking Through the Storm: Just Being Honest”
Cowboys and Cowboy Singers When I was growing up, my family listened to a lot of different kinds of music. From Gershwin to Guns n’ Roses, from Willie Nelson to John Williams, if you heard it on eight track, cassette, album, or radio we probably listened to a little of everything at one time orContinue reading “Walking Through the Storm: Who Do You Love?”
Last month it was Frank Schaefer in Pennsylvania. In March it will be Thomas Ogletree in New York, in the latest trial for the United Methodist Church over the prohibition against performing same-sex marriage ceremonies. Ogletree, a 80-year-old minister, theologian, and former dean of Yale Divinity, will be placed on trial for presiding over theContinue reading “Find another way…”
If Christianity had answered the world’s questions in the era considered postmodern, would we be living in a post-Christian society now? In other words, how did we as the church fail to respond to the criticisms of the world?
All things must have a beginning. It is the inevitable law of existence that all things which are came to be from some place/moment in time. The same is true for all things of a religious nature. At some point there was no Tanakh, no New Testament, no Koran, no concept of Adonai, Christ, orContinue reading “Origins…”