faith

The Cartoon God

The Cartoon God

Richard Rohr was the first person I heard say that, “Literal truth is the lowest form of meaning.” It is an incredibly profound lesson and is something that I encourage everyone to incorporate into their own lives….There is a lot more meaning than just what is on the surface. This is why I believe God is a cartoon.

A Faith Worth Deconstructing

A Faith Worth Deconstructing

Yes, it’s a gamble. It might mean that they’re damned to hell for all eternity. But, it’s a life of unencumbered generosity, of limitless human compassion, and a sense that there is something bigger than all of us – all of us – holding it together. Whatever that is, it’s good and it’s worth trying to connect with.

camping out

It’s 9:44pm on Saturday, May 21, 2011.  I’m still here.  Planes are not falling out of the sky.  There was no trumpet blast.  Jesus isn’t riding on a white stallion or waiting in the air to resurrect the dead according to the timezone their buried in. Judgement day was, yet again, a dud. Matters of Continue reading camping out

first

Jesus as a philosopher is wonderful: there is no greater role-model in my mind than Jesus Christ. It’s just a shame that most of the people who follow Him and call themselves Christians act nothing like him.Bill Maher :: O’Reilly Factor It’s no secret that people think Christians are complete and total wackos. I think Continue reading first

heretical

If you’ve read some of the posts here, you’d probably call me a heretic. This may be partially because I’m not always clear in my presentations – sometimes passion gets the better of me and I hurry to get ideas posted. Here’s my deal: I believe that God is more about love than he is Continue reading heretical