It has been months since Harold Camping decreed that the rapture would come on May 21, 2011. For those interested, here’s how he knew. Of… Read More »Fundamentalist Snake Oil May be Hazardous to your Financial Health
A rabbi, priest, and minister walk into the bar. They sit down at one end, and the rabbi says, “Want to hear what I did… Read More »Classic Joke: A Rabbi, Priest, and Minister Walk into a Bar
I’ve recently discovered the Patheos online community. It looks like a Beliefnet alternative (which is good, since IMNSHO B-net sucks). Admittedly, I haven’t spent much… Read More »Word to the Presbyterians from Brian McLaren
A couple of months ago at our presbytery meeting, a group presented information during our leaning time about “domestic violence.” The name was… Read More »Presbytery Agrees Physical and Emotional Abuse are Bad…But Avoids Spiritual Abuse?
I discovered fellow Presbyterian minister John Shuck on the web a while back. The part of his blog that drew me in was his “Meaning… Read More »The God That Neither Exists Nor Does Not Exist, But is Real
I came across this TED talk recently. It does a good job of portraying the cultural shift that I’m working with. Watch, and then consider… Read More »TED: Clay Shirky on Institutions vs. Collaboration
A few years ago I read Peter Rollins’ How (Not) to Speak of God. Ever since, I have been a fan. The stuff he does… Read More »Peter Rollins on Entering the Wisdom of the Judeo-Christian Tradition