Category Archives: Uncategorized

Week One in Trump’s America

We are in Bizarro world now, where unless someone hands you a pamphlet entitled “I’m a White Nationalist: Ask Me How” you cannot suggest that they have troubling ties to white nationalism. I know that many people are enjoying this … Continue reading

Posted in politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Donald J. Trump Link Salad

I never blog anymore: I just rant on Facebook. But today I’m going to use this platform to share a few links about our newly anointed Republican nominee for president, in an attempt to consolidate my ranting. Then, of course, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

In the Trump Bubble

“You’re going to do what? Are you crazy?” “Please, Mom, don’t go!  You’ll do something stupid and get hurt!” “Let me know if you need to be bailed out of jail.” I went because I want to understand. I went … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, media, politics, racism, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

What, you too?

“Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .” C.S. Lewis I bought a t-shirt at the Storyline Conference.  It’s a great t-shirt:  a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

A funny thing happened on the way to ordination….

I’ve been mostly quiet for the past few months, and there are several reasons for that.  Schoolwork saps a lot of my writing time, responsibilities at home and at church deserve my attention, I don’t often feel inspired lately…. And … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 13 Comments

Just talk to me

I’ve gotten some hints through the grapevine that one of my recent posts – If we have to choose sides – was a bit concerning to some people.  If you read the post you know that I published it with … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, blogging, Christianity, church, homosexuality, religion, spirituality, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments

Repost from Jesus Creed: “So we cancelled it all…”

I saw this video posted at Jesus Creed yesterday and I just can’t get it off my mind.  The video is a product of the Episcopal Story Project.  It’s like a Rorschach test, I guess, because the reactions in the … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Ministry, church, religion, spirituality, Uncategorized, videos | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Movies 2011: The Best and Worst (of what I watched)

One of my friends asked me to post a list of my favorite movies from this year.  Wasn’t that nice?  I appreciate someone wanting my opinion, and I shall not disappoint him.  The complication is, unlike actual guilded film critics … Continue reading

Posted in movies, Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Pastors: Stay out of the bully pulpit

I’m taking “Exploring Christian Ministry” at the moment, and we’ve been on the subject of preaching this week.  This was one of our discussion forum questions, followed by my answer: How can we keep from crossing the line between coercion/manipulation … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Ministry, church, religion, spirituality, Uncategorized | Tagged | 6 Comments

Enjoy your Saturday

I’ll be back tommorow.

Posted in movies, music, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment