Jesus

Did You Know You Were Full?

Following the Lectionary means that sometimes you must include or reference passages that are not part of the given readings. It points to the value of the habit of reading around the Text under consideration. Read More

Why Can’t We Be Friends? We Are!

Who listens to sermons? My young friends at Crackers & Grape Juice tell me that younger people listen to podcasts, and may read sermons, at a much higher clip than, well, people my age. Jason does call me an old man. The research they point to actually indicates that sermons matter to more than the one who delivers them. So . . .  Read More

If Your Pastor Did Not Preach On . . .

Have you felt the shame? Facebook and Twitter posts aplenty called out to churchgoers they should find another church if the pastor did not preach on the issue of immigration on Father’s Day a couple of weeks ago.
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Left-Hand Power – Indiscriminate and Invasive Love

It was the mute button. I am sure of it. We thought it was unmuted. Alas, there was not recording.  Read More

Gross, She Touched His Feet While Eating

Humans have the propensity to mess things up. Let me say that another way. Humans have a readiness to mess things up. Read More