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God's Ghouls!

God's Ghouls!

Oh what liturgical dance (and other fun, outrageous stuff) Jesus’ insistence we drink his blood and gnaw on his flesh inspires for truly lively (or is it unlively?) worship!

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Mission: Impossible: The Original!

Mission: Impossible: The Original!

We’re not even taking the first couple of seasons of the TV version starring Steven Hill (later of Law & Order fame…can you believe he’s in this photo???). We’re talking the world’s first IMF agent: Jesus!

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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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"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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Fighting Fire with Fierstein!

Fighting Fire with Fierstein!

Harvey Fierstein is a master at making gentle fun of himself to break down the barriers that divide us. This blog is not about him (but his name afforded a title I could not resist!); although, in this discussion about the meeting of Jesus and Nathaniel it could be....

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