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I read those dog-eared and familiar old words from the Gospel of Luke and started laughing. As if my preacher-life was passing before my eyes, thirty-nine years of varied and contradictory … [Read more...]
I am going to zero in on something I almost never talk about. See if you can figure out what it is before I get there. When I read that poem, “Hitchhiker” a dozen contradictory … [Read more...]
Today, once again, the gospel reveals the uncomfortable dinner table argument between a radical first century Palestinian peasant and the well-educated upper class Westernized Christianity that … [Read more...]
Creed. Belief. Faith. Creed comes directly from the Latin word, Credo. Credo, in Latin, means literally, “I believe.” So any time we say an affirmation of faith like the Nicene or Apostle’s … [Read more...]
This is about hope. It is about hope in hard times when hope is hard work even for people who are by nature optimistic. It begins with a man and a story we might imagine has absolutely … [Read more...]