how wide is your theological imagination?

One of the most theological imaginative ideas in the last 50 years: Capitalism isn’t working. Another World is Possible! A week before Christmas, Pastor Tim Keller tweeted: This comes as no surprise. For Keller, evangelicals, and other Christian conservatives, Jesus’ main objective was to forgive sins. For this reason, accordingly, Jesus was put on aContinue reading “how wide is your theological imagination?”

it is not about whether or not you love your neighbor, but how you do so: a sermon

I preached this sermon at Broadway Presbyterian Church in NYC on Sunday, August 20th. A Reading from the Gospel of Luke Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?” TheContinue reading “it is not about whether or not you love your neighbor, but how you do so: a sermon”

charlottesville and revelation

My church’s Pub Theology crew wanted to discuss the doctrine of Revelation. As is my custom, I created a worksheet to help start our conversation: Working Definition: Revelation unveils the Unknown.  What is it: An experience, an event, an inspiration that moves one beyond the vision of the ordinary.  Transcendent  Transformative  What is it not:  RevelationContinue reading “charlottesville and revelation”

a prayer for justice

 Oh God of this world and universe, You constantly surprise us. You bring about life where there is only death. You sing to us sweet melodies that comfort those despairing. And you guide us with hope. The horrific acts these past few days have made our hearts heavy. There was a bombing of a ColoradoContinue reading “a prayer for justice”