Kingdom of God

Thoughts for September 14....

Thoughts for September 14....

We have lived through the shock and horror of September 11, the gracious coming together of September 12, the “new normal” of September 13…. Where do we go from here? Let’s see what a comic lens on scripture might suggest….

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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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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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Paul's Super-Sharp Humor and "The Nashville Statement"

Paul's Super-Sharp Humor and "The Nashville Statement"

"Slacktivist" Fred Clark's blog "The Ugly Ingratitude of 'The Nashville Statement' is presented here in full.  Here we witness great discussion and use of Paul's cutting (ha ha ha!) in Galatians 5:12, among other important things (ha ha ha ha!).

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"Laughter for a Change!" A Report from This Summer's Wild Goose Festival

"Laughter for a Change!"  A Report from This Summer's Wild Goose Festival

Here's what happened when Rev. "Laughing Laura" Gentry and I did our thing for a workshop at Wild Goose 2017 (a "Christian Woodstock" of sorts held in Hot Springs NC in early July).  Soooo fun.  Theologically relevant, too!

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