Storytime: “The Siege”

Once upon a time, I was a storyteller. All of our religious traditions use the power of fiction and metaphor to illustrate truth. Here is a short story I wrote last year called “The Siege”. I hope it gives you something to think about. Enjoy. “The Siege”   His mother tucked him in on the […]

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Cults: Putting a Stereotype to Rest

My wife, whom you all now know and love, recently joined a new church here in town. This church is what you would call “contemporary.” All this really means is that everything about the establishment–from the music, the dress code(there isn’t one), the preaching style, the church groups–is modern. In fact their slogan is that […]

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Father’s Day

The definition of a father is different for everyone. For some, he’s the guy who fixes things and protector of the home. To others, he’s master of the camping trip and killer of bedtime monsters. And to some, perhaps their father is a monster himself. Like most things in life, no one shape or color […]

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Project Conversion Lite

Man these posts have been heavy lately, huh? I’m always up for some intense theological weight lifting, but every once in a while, it’s good to have a laugh. Today I decided to throw up a few good-humored religious images to give us a break and a few chuckles. I hope you enjoy them as much […]

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God on Trial

I feel blasphemous just writing the title of this post, but it is June after all and this month we are occupying the fringe of religious thought. God on trial though…asking–no, demanding–the all-powerful, all-mighty creator of the universe to stand for questioning? Who would think of such a thing? Most of us do every day, actually. […]

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