Category Archive: boneyard

Vital Signs

Vital Signs

What is the health of your Congregation? What are the vital signs? There’s been a great deal of conversation lately centering on an idea of being a …

 

A New Parable of The Good Daughter

A New Parable of The Good Daughter

As Jesus was sharing the love and generosity of the Divine with those gathered around him, a group of Pastors and Elders from local churches …

 

Feed the Hungry

Feed the Hungry

If Jesus was to talk with an American Christian about feeding the poor, here is how I envision the dialog going: Jesus: Feed the hungry. American Christian: …

 

The Church of the Personal Pronoun

The Church of the Personal Pronoun

The Story Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, during a time long since forgotten, stood Church. Church was rather small; they would …

 

PART ONE: It’s Not What We Give-Up, But What We Get.

PART ONE: It’s Not What We Give-Up, But What We Get.

Because of this decision we don’t evaluate people by what they have or how they look. We looked at the Messiah that way once and …

 

Sandbox Theology

Sandbox Theology

Way back in 1989 (I think I am showing my age) Robert Fulghum wrote a great book entitled, All I Really Need To Know I …

 

I Have Come To The Conclusion That God Hates Sodomites

I Have Come To The Conclusion That God Hates Sodomites

I have to admit this was a hard road to walk. The journey my faith has taken me down some pretty weird roads, but none …

 

Was Jesus A Reformer?

Was Jesus A Reformer?

Within the church there are two general camps. The first camp are those who believe change can only happen from the inside with church …

 

Why I Left the Church and Other Points about the Failing Church in American

Why I Left the Church and Other Points about the Failing Church in American

This move has been several years in the making; well, it has actually been a life time in the making. Over that time I have …

 

What’s With This?

What’s With This?

I never could get my head around this whole “liturgical year” thing. I mean, special days, ordinary days, colors, what you can eat, should eat …