Category Archive: church

Sesssions, I’m Calling Bull Shit on Your Understanding of Romans

Sesssions, I’m Calling Bull Shit on Your Understanding of Romans

As a follower of Jesus, I am called to love others, to accept then for who they are, to embrace the marginalized, to openly serve the poor, those in need. I am called to see no one as “illegal.” I am called to walk with those who are being treated unjustly in our world. If we are unable to treat those who enter our land with love, grace, compassion and acceptance, we need to question who we are as a nation; we need to question our faith and wonder if we are truly following the teachings of the Divine through Jesus.

 

Face The Strange: changing to meet this generation

Face The Strange: changing to meet this generation

Are you looking for that new program you can implement in your church that will attract Millennials? After all, Millennials are weird, an enigma dancing …

 

The Death of the Evangelical Church

The Death of the Evangelical Church

I could spend days, months or even years discussing the stats. I could come-up with reasons why I think those stats are right or wrong …

 

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 …

 

What A Church Can Learn From A Large Family

What A Church Can Learn From A Large Family

When I was younger, what Shellene likes to call my ‘way back years’ before recorded time, I remember standing in line at the supermarket with …

 

Left Behind and Koinology

Left Behind and Koinology

The other day I wrote an article centering on the idea of the Second Coming and the whole “Left Behind” series and how centering …

 

Something About Being Left Behind

Something About Being Left Behind

NOTE: Well, it had to happen. Someone in Hollywood had to make a bad remake of a bad movie based on a book with bad …

 

How To Piss-off Many Progressive Christians

How To Piss-off Many Progressive Christians

Do you want to piss-off a great number of Progressive Christian? All you have to do is mention Growth, works every time. How do I …

 

The “New” Samaritan

The “New” Samaritan

A friend of mine (Sereta Richardson) said something that motivated me to rethink, and rewrite, the parable of “The Good Samaritan.” I hope you enjoy: As …

 

There Is No Neutrality

There Is No Neutrality

As a follower of the Naked Jesus, there is no neutrality; no matter how you word it, neutrality is simply a form of indifference. As …