Midweek Mosaic online:  Here’s a sample…

Midweek Mosaic online: Here’s a sample…

At the moment, we are still meeting online each Wednesday night at 6:30 for Midweek Mosaic.  Midweek Mosaic is a meal together, prayer for one another and a discussion-based Bible study.  Internet technology has allowed us to continue these meetings (but without the...

The Bible, Sex and Communication

The over-spiritualization of the Song of Songs is theological body-shaming. In the last twelve years, I have written these columns about marijuana, mixed martial arts and my monastic adventures. But my 2019 column about pornography got the most attention. Sex sells....

Virtual religion?

COVID has accelerated an already existing change in our religious landscape. I have a tendency to make unrequested proposals. I’ll have some “great idea,” write it up and send it to some poor, unsuspecting soul. Most of the time these folks are very gracious to...
“James”

“James”

I propose that the letter from the apostle James was the first book of the New Testament.  There is good reason to believe that it was a letter written to the new Christians in Jerusalem who were exiled from the city by Herod as recorded in Acts 8 and Acts 11.  This...