Category Archive: christ

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 …

 

good friday?

good friday?

It’s Good Friday, so what will we, as followers of Christ, be doing?  We will gather this evening for a local church service where we …

 

Bell Rhymes With Hell or is it Hell that Rhymes with Bell?

Bell Rhymes With Hell or is it Hell that Rhymes with Bell?

Well, the book has been out for a while, I have it on my Kindle DX, but I have not read it, so I am …

 

A Book Review: Naked Spirituality; A Life With God In 12 Simple Words

A Book Review: Naked Spirituality; A Life With God In 12 Simple Words

I am not big on being naked.  Well, that is to say there are times when being naked comes in rather handy, but just in …

 

Could it be us? Should it be us?

Could it be us? Should it be us?

I have been struggling with all that has been happening in Northern Africa.  People taking to the streets to over through a government they believe …

 

What does it mean to be “Welcoming and Affirming?”

What does it mean to be “Welcoming and Affirming?”

Recently I had the opportunity to speak with the local association of the American Baptist Churches of US; the local association is called “Growing Healthy …

 

Exactly What Is “Gay Marriage?”

Exactly What Is “Gay Marriage?”

I am always amazed at people who are so vocal against “gay marriage” that they are willing to shout everyone down.  They strive hard to …

 

Seeking The Perfect Preacher

Seeking The Perfect Preacher

In my search for a community of faith to serve I have come to the following conclusion of what a church is looking for in …

 

Jesus-in-the-box

Jesus-in-the-box

When I was a kid, I had a Jack-in-the-box and it always freaked me out.   It could be because it was a clown (clowns are …