My Youtube channel “LectionARIC” went quiet for a little while as I was working on several projects behind-the-scenes. I can’t wait to share some of those things with you, but I’m really excited to get back to regularly posting videos, starting with this one. I went to Vidcon and some Christian evangelists decided to crash […]
Aric and Nick bring a new episode of the podcast this time focusing on Pope Francis. The headlines have been fantastic, but is he everything people think he is? Is there more to this story than we’re hearing? What does it mean to have so many Protestants expressing admiration of the Pope?
This is the manuscript of a sermon I delivered at United Presbyterian Church of Fort Morgan, Colorado following my participation in the 221st General Assembly of the PC(USA). Mark 11:15-19 When we confess our sin we usually think of it in individual terms. What have I done wrong? What am I personally guilty of toward […]
Brian McLaren, Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road? Christian Identity in a Multi-Faith World (Jericho Books, 2012). I had an unorthodox undergraduate education at Global College (formerly Friends World Program of LIU). I spent almost the entire 4 years living abroad studying other cultures and religions through immersion and participant […]
Christianity was forged as a movement in opposition to a hegemonic and oppressive Roman empire. Today, in that same spirit, battling against the oppressive weight of corporate greed and a government characterized by lust for militarization, violence and a repeated disregard for the poor, people are descending on Wall Street in anger and protest. Annie […]