Oct 28, 2010

Spiritual Field Trip #2

I wrote recently about my wife and I taking our children on a series of spiritual field trips to various churches. Having started by visiting a Greek Orthodox church , we thought we would take our second field trip to the most user-friendly form of Christianity in our culture, a...Read more +
Oct 22, 2010

Fighting The Zombies That Try To Eat Your Brains

There is a type of person in this world who can have long serious discussions about what zombies represent in horror movies. “What do zombies mean ?” they ask. I am one of these people. Writing Zombie Haiku A few years ago, I wrote a book called Zombie Haiku ...Read more +
Oct 21, 2010

Redeeming the Sermon

“On the day named after the sun, we hold a meeting in one place for all who live in the cities or the country nearby. The memoirs of the apostles [the gospels] or the writings of the prophets are read as long as time permits. When the reader has finished,...Read more +
Oct 11, 2010

Distant Neighbors Show Us Jesus

I heard that the poverty rate in the US has jumped to 14.3%. What difference would it make if we saw Jesus in the faces and lives of these poor people who wash our feet?
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Oct 11, 2010

Communion Taste Test

In the fantastic archive post, Real Live Preacher tries various communion wafers evaluating them on taste, value, and other issues.
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Oct 11, 2010

When Someone Sins Against You

Mark D. Roberts, director of Laity Lodge, walks through practical and theological advice for what to do when someone who has sinned against you. As a bonus, he includes an actual photograph of a church where people do not sin against each other!
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Oct 6, 2010

Journaling as a Spiritual Discipline

True, it was an old toolbox in a former life, wood dinged with hammer, and I guess it still is, a toolbox for fixing lives there at the end of the window seat. The children call it the Bible Box.
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Oct 5, 2010

Ready Or Not, Here It Comes

Routine in our lives prepares us for the unexpected.
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