This week’s podcast really had me wresting with the parable of the Weeds and the Wheat, and why in the world there are enslaved people in the kingdom of heaven. And yes, I have been fighting with Jesus about it. And with myself, and end up making some confessions about it all. So ironically, My… Continue reading I Fight With Jesus Sometimes
A gorgeous poem. Sincerely, the Sky by David Hernandez Yes, I see you down there looking up into my vastness. What are you hoping to find on my vacant face, there within the margins of telephone wires? You should know I am only bright blue now because of physics: molecules break and scatter my light… Continue reading Sincerely, The Sky
Aching today. Visiting these lovelies at the Botanic before trying to get a little work done. Maybe they will help your heart too.
I had the opportunity to join the Denver Brew Theology a couple of weeks ago to talk about Romans and Resistance, which was a lot of fun. Imagine talking about resisting the Empire and there’s a stormtrooper behind you pointing a laser rifle at your head. Nice, right? They had me back the next week… Continue reading FierceRev on Romans
Yes, I totally went there. “What I am saying is, I am not interested in celebrating A doctrine thrust at me On the point of Constantine’s sword… …I’m thinking now about how Every time someone is baptized, We inscribe them with doctrines About what power is What maleness is What whiteness is We re-inscribe a… Continue reading Love trumps Doctrine: Resisting the Trinity
Today is the 3rd anniversary of Dr. Vincent Harding’s passing. I was humbled and honored to be asked to preach at a service in his honor at Iliff School of Theology this week, organized with immense love and care by the National Association of Pan-African Students. My sermon, with the sacred texts that were read,… Continue reading Remembering Dr. Vincent Harding
“So here’s my question. If Jesus is the gate, If having life abundantly is the gate For anyone and everyone inside the sheepfold …and there’s no reason to believe he doesn’t mean Anyone and everyone as in ALL of us, Then is the letter of 1st Peter a good shepherd? Or is it a thief… Continue reading Peter’s Betrayal: Shepherd or Thief?