Sometimes, Jesus Christ asks us to be unreasonable in our pursuit of love.
Religion, for me, has very little to do with certainty. When I say that I believe in God I am not claiming to be certain about anything accept of the existence of great mystery. Christianity is not a prescription that will solve all of life’s problems. If you want a prescription, go to your doctor.
My clock uses exclamation marks when it ticks!
Forget going for a dip during a tsunami
Or hang gliding during a tornado.
Those things are trivial compared to this.
How would you react if a robust young man of about thirty years of age spoke to you “quite openly” about his on death?
You might say: “Don’t talk like that!”
All are welcome to join Reverend Mark on Tuesday’s during Lent, (February 20, 27th, March 6, 13, 20,27) at 1:30PM for a discussion series entitled: Matters of the Spirit (or M.O.T.S for short). The discussion, which will meet in the parlor, will consider scripture, poetry and some prose — either theology, or fiction. If you are interested, […]
I would argue that it is my job to address moral concerns, and that, in this, my job overlaps with the work of a politician. The difference is, that a politician addresses moral issues through policy and lawmaking. I address morality by interpreting scripture, and trying, in this way, to discern where God’s love leads us.
[The] transfiguration from human truth to ultimate truth is not the final goal of the religious practice… The spiritual story may involve a movement to solitude, but it does not end there.
What this? A crockpot minister? Well, it’s better than crackpot minister isn’t it?