A brief portion of my book, Nature is Enough, was just published on Rational Doubt (Patheos): Divorcing Spirituality. Let me know what you think. . .Read More The Great Divorce
I just saw the following advertisement from my old alma mater seminary. They are now offering: “Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising” I’ll leave that for you to mull over. Have a very “Good Friday”. . .in the beauty of Nature.Read More The Future of Faith
In my Evangelical days I gave out Christian booklets and bibles all the time. The more I spread around—the more I knew God was happy with me. God loved me so much. God loved everyone. . .except. . .when they didn’t believe in Him the way I believed in Him. God was So Hurt when […]Read More Easter Reflection: For God so Loved. . .except when
On a short walk today, in this green season, my companions were ospreys, swans, egrets, ducks, red-wing blackbirds, hawks, turkey vultures and many more wing-things I can’t name. The Beauty of the Secular Sanctuary is astoundingly delightful.Read More Bird Season
I may have made a mistake today. I took a walk with a gentle young man who used to live on the streets of this town. He knew me back in my Street Chaplaincy years. He has a small, cluttered apartment now, where he spends a lot of time alone. Since I like him and […]Read More Heaven or Hope?
While the world watches (or yawns), the Election Show is on every screen, every channel. Clown Act, or Serious Business? Unfortunately, a mixed up mix of it all. I don’t venture much into Politics, but leadership matters. In my opinion, many “leaders” are undeserving of the convenient label, but now and then someone appears who […]Read More America: A Corporation, A Church or A Country?