False Hope and Beauty in an Anthropomorphic God

I am so very tired of a church that hangs onto its mythic , anthropomorphic language of God so tightly, a church so myopically focused on how truth was expressed that we fail to call people into covenant relationship with the creative love now driving creation forward. [Read more…]

Hope: A Pessimist’s Guide

Over at Darkwood Brew, the creative online worship community that blends contemplative practices, jazz music and skype video guests, the Rev. Eric Elnes is getting ready to start a series on Hope. [Read more…]

Monica Coleman: A Welcome Mat of Peace

How can we have peace in the Middle East when there’s none at home? Most violence in the United States is not the picture of global terrorism; rather, it is the faded photo of our personal relationships. [Read more…]