One of the things I get to do is teach adult ed classes on all sorts of different subjects at churches that invite me in. I’m like a vampire. I can’t come in if you don’t invite me. Anyway, I was asked to teach a class recently that looked at the Nativity story from a […]
So I listen to several extremely awesome podcasts, one of my new favorites is the Imaginary Worlds podcast where Eric Molinsky (@emolinsky) does some great auditory storytelling. Right now he’s in the middle of a series on, of course, Star Wars. But this week’s episode is what I really want to talk about. Now I […]
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 […]
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 […]