All In (Lectionary Study for Sunday, August 11, 2013)

Bible Cliff’s Notes (My dog ate my Bible!) First Reading Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 God finds all of the offerings given by the people of Sodom to be repugnant. He tells them to stop making offerings, and instead, to focus on personal conversion, care for the outcast. The admonition concludes with a promise that, if they are contrite, their transgressions will be forgiven. and Genesis 15:1-6 God promises great rewards to Abram for his faithfulness, but Abram is distraught because he has no … [Read more...]

Video from LIVE CHAT – God is a Sock

Audio from other speakers this week was recorded....but had a freaky echo that was maddening. So you get highlights of me talking again this week!We covered a lot of ground, from the ethics of consuming pop culture (leading to a great talk on Game of Thrones), to the challenge of nonviolence, our relationship with evil, suffering, and even a reframing of the crucifixion. Good, good stuff. … [Read more...]