The polarized assumptions are that we have one of two choices: either look back to what Jesus and John Wesley said at the start and return to our foundation or to see where the winds of the Holy Spirit are blowing in the current contexts, where our foundational principles outweigh historical limitations. There is a better way.… Read More Celebrate Schism!
There are legitimate circumstances where we chose to place ourselves under the power and authority of a person, organization or government for our protection and production. We trust a tour guide that we have never met to lead us around a strange city in a culture we may have never experienced. We place our children in… Read More RACISM: Misappropriated Power
Imagine a certain person who is in a terrible fix. The have trouble with the bank, trouble at home and trouble at work. The threats and fears of crisis and conflict come from every direction. It might come in waves or it might be simultaneous, but trouble might be waiting behind every door and so… Read More Psalm 20 “Help Me Lord, Help!”
The creation story answers some basic question about our relationship with God. The best astrophysicist researchers never deal with the “why” questions that are core building blocks of our faith foundation. The Genesis stories describe why God creates and gives purpose founded in a relationship of love, an interdependent relationship with all people, the earth… Read More In the Garden: “Neck-ed”, Ashamed, and Ready to Blame