Fake Picture, Real Prayer and God’s Wrath

So it has begun. Hurricane Sandy is only one day in to its battering of the East and the religious have weighed in.  I will warn you - it's not good. The first thing that caught my attention was a fake picture of 'the storm' over NYC I was introduced to this photo by a worker at our … Read more about Fake Picture, Real Prayer and God’s Wrath

Who Believes in Miracles? Prayer and the Practice of God’s Presence

I know at least three people who believe in miracles: Marjorie Suchocki, Bruce Epperly and I do. I have written several times about holding onto the miraculous (as well as dealing with demons and skirting 'Satan')  - both as Bible reading Christians and as ministers in the 21st century - even after … Read more about Who Believes in Miracles? Prayer and the Practice of God’s Presence

Horse Gods – C.S. Lewis, Xenophanes and John Piper’s blaspheme

I spent this past week explaining that saying God has given Christianity a masculine feel is like saying 'God has given America a Capitalist feel'. It was the point of my post "Bananas, Bullies and the Bible - you can't start in the middle."  I never struggle to believe in God. I believe in the … Read more about Horse Gods – C.S. Lewis, Xenophanes and John Piper’s blaspheme

Jesus loves you … some more than others?

In recent weeks both Tim Tebow and Marc Driscoll have been hot button topics of conversation in my circles. The whole thing peaked this week when Tebow was knocked out of the playoffs and Driscol was interviewed on a popular British radio show. In the Driscoll interview (he was going after the … Read more about Jesus loves you … some more than others?

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