Officious-licious!!

Officious-licious!!

There’s no better way to understand (and enjoy!) Jesus’ comic treatment of the Pharisees and their relationship with The Law than to watch an Andy Griffith episode featuring Barney Fife. And then read Mark 2:23-27!

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The Love Lab!

The Love Lab!

When searching for a metaphor to understand and embrace “Church” for today’s time and place, may I suggest a “love laboratory”? A place and community of experimenters who embrace the sacred journey of trial and error and discovery….and discovery and trial and error…and….

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Celebrating Fear, Futility, Frustration and Fertilizer: Psalm 23!

Celebrating Fear, Futility, Frustration and Fertilizer:  Psalm 23!

Maybe only The Comic Lens would begin an analysis of the beloved “Lord is My Shepherd” psalm with the music of Allan Sherman…but here goes!

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"APRIL FOOLS!"

"APRIL FOOLS!"

Because Easter this year fell on April 1, there was I am sure many a preacher -- and many a sermon --exploring comic elements of this most-significant day of the Christian year and, hence, the Way of Christian Discipleship.  Isn't that great??  Here was my contribution!!

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