It’s Time to Declare a “Do-Over” for Christianity

We have discarded the divine blueprint of reconciliation and we have begun the opposing work of delineating false borders, divisions and segregating God’s children on tragic superficiality.

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I Will Not Move: A Poem

Change your heart and return to God, it pleads with us:
No sacrifice, no offerings, no confessions of sins are required,
Just come down and join me by the waters of Truth.
Wash away your greed.
Wash away your pride.
Wash away your cynicism.
Reveal God’s Will for you once more, beneath the grime of the world.
Help me prepare the way of the Lord.

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John the Baptist Was An Exemplary Embarrassment

“Why would the evangelists create material that was problematic to them? Why create their own embarrassment?”

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The Savior of All or The Destroyer of Worlds?

They arrived again in Jerusalem, and while Jesus was walking in the temple courts, the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders came to him. 28. “By what authority are you doing these things?” they asked. “And who gave you authority to do this?” – Mark 11:27-28

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Daily Devotion: Shut Up, God. Please.

From the barren wastelands of the human condition, I hear a voice calling out, more and more loudly. It is a voice of equality. It is a voice of hope AND foreboding. It is a voice of glory.

And I want it to shut up.

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Sunday Devotion: Radical Grace and The Reality of Laboring in Vain – The 2nd Week of Epiphany

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Bible Readings for Sunday January 16th, 2011 – The 2nd Week of Epiphany *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Isaiah 49:1-7 1. Listen to me, O coastlands, pay attention, you peoples from far away! The LORD called me before I was born, while I was in my mother’s womb he named me. […]

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