Ran into a living legend, someone I respect very much today. The one and only John Perkins. If you don’t know who he is, i suggest you find out.
Category Archives: Kingdom of God
The movement in Albany was an important one, however it is not talked about much because Dr. King felt he had failed at accomplishing the goals. In the end, it was an opportunity for the people to straighten their backs in the face of southern terrorism, as well as a valuable teachable moment for KingContinue reading “Albany”
Four Dimensional Faith
It’s always been the case that we live in a complex world. Yet so often we are satisfied with reducing the world’s complex realities to simplistic dimensions. We simplify people so we can categorize them, we simplify ideas and concepts so we can “master” them, and we simplify our faith so we can comfortably attainContinue reading “Four Dimensional Faith”
Urban Retreat Center…
Why is it that when we go on retreats it is always to rural areas? We always go out into the country to meet and hear from God, but why don’t we ever retreat in urban contexts? Can’t we also take time to intentionally dwell in the city to hear God? Does God only speakContinue reading “Urban Retreat Center…”
Just thought this was a intriguing comic on the whole Arizona Immigration law, given that land once belonged to Mexico. Honestly, I think it is a complex issue and I refuse to fall into either the liberal or conservative camp on this one. I liked what Robert Gelinas asked on his blog… not whether orContinue reading “Intruder Alert”
Born Again or Entering the Kingdom of God???
Did you know that Jesus only talks about being born again one time, and it is to one specific person (Nicodemus) and only found in the Gospel of John. On the other hand Jesus talks about the Kingdom of God countless times throughout the gospels (mostly Kingdom of Heaven in the Gospel of Matthew becauseContinue reading “Born Again or Entering the Kingdom of God???”
Most churches seem to have their members on a short leash. Think about it, while most churches “teach” that the members need to go out and witness to others, they have everyone shackled and busy inside the church. Who are considered the most faithful people in the church? Usually they are the ones who commitContinue reading “Unleashed…”
Phanatik – Love Does
This has always been one of my favorite Phanatik jams… Love Does!
The Christian Bubble
It seems that the goal for most Christians is to separate themselves as much as possible from the world around them. The thought process goes like this… “I am supposed to be sanctified and holy. I cannot allow the world to corrupt me from living in righteousness and drawing me away from having a cleanContinue reading “The Christian Bubble”
Theological Monopoly: The Tight Grip of White Theologians
When I vacation with my family it is not strange for us to pick one day and play board games. After much convincing to plunge into a long game, we often whip out an old favorite… Monopoly. You know the deal, each player is trying to “monopolize” the whole board, until eventually everyone has foldedContinue reading “Theological Monopoly: The Tight Grip of White Theologians”