Category Archives: Theology

Banks more Predatory than Payday Loan Agencies?

I loved this wonderful blog post by Dr. Oliver-Snyder, Words and Creation. The focus of being quiet and mindful with one another in order to have understanding, peace and grace is wonderful and well put – along with the meditative … Continue reading

Posted in General Interest, Missional Community, Political, Theology | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

My anti-gun hermeneutic

Picture from: Murder in Chicago: The Human Toll I recently had an online conversation with one of my former youth that is pro-gun rights. I always hesitate to post things like this because I get frustrated with responses and it … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, General Interest, Political, Theology | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

#WhichLivesMatter? #LeastOfThese #Compassion #Justice

Jesus @JesusofNazareth Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her. #ProstitutesMatter Pharisees @PhariseesLaw @JesusofNazareth #AllLivesMatter Jesus @JesusofNazareth Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today. #SinnersMatter Pharisees … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional, General Interest, Humor, Missional Community, Political, Spiritual, Theology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

#HeartsOnFire #WeBelieve

To whom shall we go? You have the WORDS of eternal life and we have BELIEVED and have come to know that you are the Holy One of God. John 6:68-69 Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional, Music, Spiritual, Theology, Youth Ministry | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

MLK an inspiration to love

Inspired by the words shared from my wife on her blog to be love struck… and this is what I proclaim from this man and our Lord for those suffering under the new Jim Crow: The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord was … Continue reading

Posted in Missional Community, Political, Spiritual, Theology | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Rob Bell is getting a TV Show

I appreciate Tony Jones’ thoughts: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/tonyjones/2014/12/03/is-rob-bell-this-or-that Excerpt of Tony quoting Danielle Shroyer here: If Oprah calls you up and invites you to share your thoughts on your faith, what kind of a moron would you have to be to say … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, General Interest, Missional Community, Spiritual, Theology | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

An open letter to pastors {A non-mom speaks about Mother’s Day} I thought this article was awesome. Thanks Amy Young! I’ve always been concerned about this issue, as well as Father’s Day and all the emotional issues that either of … Continue reading

Link | Posted on by | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Season of Winter

Awesome song by Brand New Shoes and excellent video interpretation by Retro 8 Films. Thought of this song last night after the Ash Wednesday Service we went to at St. David’s. This is a somber and melancholy song, but I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional, General Interest, Music, Spiritual, Theology | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Song of the Week: Casimir Pulaski Day

Yesterday was Casimir Pulaski Day and today is Fat Tuesday. Thinking about Casimir Pulaski Day, I immediately think of this song by Sufjan Stevens, a song on many people’s short lists for best Sufjan Stevens’ songs, if not the top … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Two books: The Book of Scripture and the Book of Nature

Great stuff from my dad! 🙂 “Wesley believed, like Jonathan Edwards and many others, that there are two books, there is the book of Scripture and the book of Nature. And we should pay attention to both. And not to … Continue reading

Posted in General Interest, Spiritual, Theology | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments