Does the new Left Behind trailer remind anyone else of Cage’s ‘Con Air?’ (compare trailers here!)

Nick Cage is known for many movies… but perhaps the most out of place and provocative role for which he’s ever been cast is in the new Left Behind movie (hitting theaters this Fall). The movie trailer, released today, reminds me of Con Air for some reason. Anyway, here you go… enjoy this????? (or not… [Read More...]

A Pacifist’s Prayer on Memorial Day

God, help us to remember… …that life is a gift. To call it a gift is to imply that we did not earn it. Life is grace. Peace preserves life. So on this Memorial Day weekend we remember that Your intention for this world is shalom. This would be a world where human beings find [Read More...]

Assume the Worst in Others, Bring Out the Worst in Us: Macklemore, Rob Bell & Others We Love to Hate

What is it about this new online reality that makes us assume. As the old phrase goes: “When you assume you make an ‘ass’ out of ‘u’ and ‘me’. Let me just that there’s lots of ass-u-me-ing that happens online. We have heroes. We have villans. On any given day these people become either. Not [Read More...]

New Podcast Episode: “The Death of Hope & the Hope of Death”

This message was based on the lectionary texts from this past week… and a few others. The primary texts… Key Texts: John 14.2ff, Acts 7.55-60 Support Texts: 1 Peter 1.4, 1 Thess. 4.16-17, Philippians 3:20-21, Daniel 7 We discussed the “many rooms” imagery and then evoked various passages that have been used to say that [Read More...]


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