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Monthly Archives: May 2022

May 31, 2022

Seeing Jesus Again

Somehow staying Christian is about staying in and with and through Jesus. Jesus has everything to do with it. Continue Reading Seeing Jesus Again

May 30, 2022

Seeing All the Things

A spiritual life is supposed to help us see better. Continue Reading Seeing All the Things

May 29, 2022

Ever-Widening Circles

There is Big Truth in this universe, and it certainly isn’t mine. Continue Reading Ever-Widening Circles

May 28, 2022

Struggling with Christianity: Weekly Summary

Our religion is not working well: suffering, fear, violence, injustice, greed, and meaninglessness still abound. Continue Reading Struggling with Christianity: Weekly Summary

May 27, 2022

Living Our Faith in All Circumstances

Jesus’ constant invitation, follow me, means imitate me and join me on my journey toward a new way of being human. Continue Reading Living Our Faith in All Circumstances

May 26, 2022

What Does It Mean to Set Jesus Free?

COVID-19 forced Jesus out of the cathedral into the world, reminding Christians that church is not a building. Continue Reading What Does It Mean to Set Jesus Free?

May 25, 2022

What Does It Mean to Be Black, Christian, and American?

As I live and move and have my being in this country, I wonder to myself: How do I be Black and Christian and American? Continue Reading What Does It Mean to Be Black, Christian, and American?

May 24, 2022

Staying Out Loud

Instead of rejecting my religious community, I remain paradoxically present to it. Continue Reading Staying Out Loud

May 23, 2022

Christianity’s Violence Problem

What the empire wanted to do, the church generally blessed. Continue Reading Christianity’s Violence Problem

May 22, 2022

Rebuilding from the Bottom Up

Let’s be honest: religion has probably never had such a bad name. Continue Reading Rebuilding from the Bottom Up

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