Tag: violence

Why Are You Gazing At The Sky?

Today, on the Church calendar, is Ascension Day. Forty days after the resurrection, according to the tradition in Acts, Jesus is taken up to the right hand of God. Let me set the scene. Jesus has just promised his disciples that they would be empowered…

Famous Last Words: Welcome To Paradise

For the first word, click here. Luke 23v39-43, CEB One of the criminals hanging next to Jesus insulted him: “Aren’t you the Christ? Save yourself and us!” Responding, the other criminal spoke harshly to him, “Don’t you fear God, seeing that you’ve also been sentenced…

Black Lives Matter and Why We Need to Say So

Until black lives matter, all lives really don’t.

Rethinking Sin: What if our greatest sin is being less-than-human?

The symptoms (violence, greed, hate, etc.) of sin are painful, but until we focus on the root cause, healing can’t begin.

sometimes i’m embarrassed to tell people that i’m a christian

well, the cat is out of the proverbial bag now, isn’t it? sometimes i’m embarrassed to tell people that i’m a christian. this isn’t always true. christians do many beautiful things in the world; things that i am proud to be associated with and…

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