The process of making the gospel story relevant to the now is woven into the DNA of the scriptural tradition itself.
In June of the year of our Lord, 18 hundred and 62, this place was the site of a great and bloody conflict.
The more a person is willing to kill, the more power that person has.
Jesus, though, was the opposite.
“What you got there Mr. Newsome?”
‘Brought you some apples…” the old man said, placing the basket on the picnic table.
A thin little man with a scraggly grey beard came up to me in the line.
I kept expecting to come upon a buffalo nickel in the floorboards, or a rusty eggbeater in the pantry.
We can debate about whether or not God is dead, but we know for a fact that Nietzsche is dead.
Remember when a phone was something you used to call someone? If you wanted to talk to someone on the phone, you used a phone. If you wanted to take a picture, you used a camera. If you wanted to tell the time, you used a watch… And if you wanted to see […]
“I disagree with you, Jesus.”
“Would you care to elaborate?”
The spiritual journey is a personal journey.
The spiritual journey that takes place in-community.