Beyond Partisan Politics: Finding a Path Forward

Beyond Partisan Politics: Finding a Path Forward

If you listen to the political rhetoric, Democrats are all about “big government” and Republicans are on the side of “big business.” I have never considered myself politically inclined and if these are my only choices – I choose neither.  There must to be a better...

Choosing Betrayal

Choosing Betrayal

Our journey though the Gospel of Luke, in a quest for the spirit of community continues.  In my previous post, we looked at the threat posed by the religious leaders of Jesus’ time; those who were elevating the letter of the law above the spirit of the scriptures....

The Greatest Threat to Christianity

The Greatest Threat to Christianity

“I am an ordained clergy person whose family has experienced abuse over and over at the hands of Christians whose hearts don’t exhibit love and grace and who appear to be unchanged by Christ’s love. All of this has created a crisis of faith.” The expert above was...

When the Enemy Joins the Revolution

When the Enemy Joins the Revolution

Can you imagine your pastor attending a party thrown by a known criminal?  Can you imagine him sitting next to prostitutes, drug dealers and all the other categories of humanity that our society villainizes?  Can you see the headlines in the local paper? It would be a...