I believe there is a need for a deeper critical study of scripture in our congregations. I have been told by some that the insights of the Historical Critical method, or literary criticism in general, were either too intimidating or too dry and academic to be welcomed at a popular level. I strongly disagree. In […]
I attended Nerdcon: Stories in Minneapolis last week. While I was there I pointed a camera at a bunch of random strangers and asked them to tell me a story. This is what they said…
You know all those jokes about how men just can’t understand women? How women are so mysterious and inscrutable? Basically all of American sitcom television in the 20th century? They have something to do with violence and power and bureaucracy. What the video to understand why.
Another lectionary video for you to enjoy. This time Jesus indulges in some black & white thinking.
Two of my favorite triple monikered trouble-makers, Rachel Held Evans and Nadia Bolz-Weber, just hosted a conference in Minneapolis where a bunch of other amazing women asked and answered the question “Why Christian?” It also happens that this weekend the Proverbs 31 wife made an appearance on the lectionary. The confluence of these events inspired […]