Archives for March 2010

Sermon from Palm Sunday

In case you missed church last Sunday, here’s a powerful sermon from the Rev. George Anastos, Pastor of First Plymouth Congregational Church in Denver, CO. I was extremely moved by his reflections on Jesus’ humble, unconventional entry into Jerusalem, especially as they were followed by a communal bringing forward of coats for the Denver Rescue Mission. As coats piled up on the piano in the middle of the narthex, higher than the last person could even reach, I experienced a kairos moment of being both in that sanctuary and also being on the road to Jerusalem with Jesus, throwing down my coat before him. [Read more…]

Life After Death?: Virtual Resurrection

Nearly every episode of the five seasons of Battlestar Galactica offered fodder for theological, moral, or ethical discussion, while also providing an action-packed, engaging narrative.  Building on the success of this series, the creators developed a prequel series, Caprica, which takes place on the titular planet and focuses on the Adama and Graystone families, both [Read More…]

The Top Ten Books that Influenced Me Theologically

What books have most shaped your theology? I have shared my top ten books below. Consider sharing your own top ten books. [Read more…]