Tag Archives: Jesus

… on Good Friday in a crucified world

“Jesus was not the first faithful Jew who died on a Roman cross outside Jerusalem — nor would he be the last. In 4 B.C.E., Varus crucified two thousand Jews there, and in 70 C.E. Titus crucified five hundred a … Continue reading

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…on mutating Jesus into a capitalist

I just read an opinion article on cnn.com that frankly, made me a bit angry.  In summary, some gentleman decided that “Jesus was a free market capitalist who would vehemently oppose the antisocial Occupy Wall Street lazy people who don’t want to … Continue reading

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… on how to approach your Creator

“Lord, I am no longer my own, but Yours. Put me to what You will, rank me with whom You will. Let be employed by You or laid aside for You, exalted for You or brought low by You. Let … Continue reading

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…on a theological boxing match

Do you enjoy watching people argue about theology?  I betchya do!  Pastor/Speaker/Writer extrordinaire Francis Chan is responding to Rob Bell’s “Love Wins” book, with his own book, “Erasing Hell“.   Anyway, Chan, like Bell, made a short youtube video to … Continue reading

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God is light on a broken pole

toppled street lights illuminate east city streets. wheel chairs drive by, and exhaust of cigarettes pollute air. retarded kids screech to halt when they almost hit diseased dog, crossing the ash paved avenue.  and Jesus’ neighborhood has been having a … Continue reading

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…on gods and babies

Ronella and I have spent the last two Christmas weeks with a 1, 2, 3, and 4 year old, a 3 week and 3 month old.  A bunch of nieces and nephews running around, crying and pooping.  Its been a … Continue reading

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