Accepting (and Enjoying!) our Human Foolishness (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

  We are foolish, but need not be Biblical fools. Biblical fools destroy life and happiness by forgetting their place and thinking themselves wise. There is no fear of God or respect for law or order. Yet we are also born children in the cosmos of God and the loving Father allows us to stumble [Read More…]

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Have a Galilee Moment: Jesus is Here as He Always Has Been

Father Richard preached up a storm today . . . and reminded us all (Saint Paul’s!) that we need to have a “Galilee moment.” Jesus began His ministry in Galilee and when He rose from the dead He returned. Some of the disciples had received the call to follow Jesus there and they ate breakfast with [Read More…]

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Endurance and Not Words (Troilus and Cressida)

I love you. Very powerful to say today, but most powerful to say every day for thirty years or more. To endure in love is harder than to be in love and words are less important than deeds. This is as true in business and politics as it is in personal relationships. Anybody can say love [Read More…]

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More than an “N” Christian: in the Family

Recently, Christianity Today magazine featured a symbol on the cover from Arabic that many have used in social media to protest the destruction of the world’s oldest Christian communities. This is at least some improvement over the past. One Christian college was considering a Middle East Studies program and had a strong track in Muslim [Read More…]

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The Winner of this Year’s Uncle Tony Award (Spoiler: Sounds like Jerry Falwell)

Every year (more or less) members of the universal Church (actually just me) gather to select the winner of the Uncle Tony Award. The Uncle Tony is given to the Church leader who most exemplifies the career and calling of Uncle Tony Campolo. To win the Tony, you must manage to make the Gospel comport [Read More…]

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