This morning I was reading part of Moses’ long recap/sermon/sometimes-amusingly-passive-aggressive-rant that is the book of Deuteronomy. The part where he’s recapping how he was getting the Ten Commandments directly from the hand of God on top of a mountain while meanwhile the people at the bottom of the mountain were already breaking at least theContinue reading “Pay No Attention to the Stubbornness”
Tag Archives: God
Bibliolatry–Fact or Fiction?
I used to say, “The Bible is Jesus, written down.” And then I tweeted it one time, and a couple of people got really mad at me.
If You Can’t Serve God and Money, Why Do You Ask for Money to Serve God?
“I checked out your suggested page. Noticed you wanted some funds for the study. Thanks but no thanks. You should consider doing ministry as a ministry, instead of as a profession.”
The Like of God
I was loved as a child. I know I was fortunate in this, and I think I even knew it then. I was loved by my family, I mean, which I suspect is the main thing, in childhood. I had a little more trouble at school, though, and somewhere along the way I picked upContinue reading “The Like of God”
Going for the Black Belt
At the end of the day, spiritual disciplines are not about results. They are about relationship.
The key is in listening–first to God, and then to each other.
Justice-Oriented and Morality-Centric
Purification from sin, and justice, are not precisely two different things, but they’re not exactly the same thing, either. One flows out of the other.
But…what if Jesus actually did write something? Something more, I mean, than whatever He famously and mysteriously wrote in the dirt…
Yes, That’s the Book for Me
If scary jerkitude is the automatic and inevitable result of believing the Bible is inerrant, authoritative, and uniquely divinely inspired, then those beliefs themselves must be wrong, right?