Church and me

Not really on speaking terms. I don't go to church anymore. That's the down-and-dirty truth of it. I don't. And I don't plan to go back. I don't plan not to go back. I just...

Evolution

It often begins with crazy people. They sense a deep movement, like animals feeling a coming tsunami. They howl and emote and act out. Their gibberish is like a dream. If you took the...

i think i killed real live preacher

My final entry i think i killed real live preacher i didnt mean to i thought resigning as the pastor of covenant baptist church would be its own thing i thought it would remove something from...

When gifts hurt

Sometimes it is a good thing to give away something that hurts. I have given two such gifts in the last decade. First, I sent the small New Testament that I studied from, read personally,...

Free market healthcare has been dead for some time now

Don't we really already have a form of socialized medicine? Is the free market really what we have now? I don't think so. I don't think I choose my doctor and pay for my...

We may have to burn it down

So this is something I'm mulling over: Religion is far too dangerous a thing to be offered cheaply to the masses. It's clear to anyone with any level of education about myth, archetype, and the human...

I saw Jesus outside of Rosario’s and he looked just like Bruce Willis

Jeanene and I were sitting in Rosario’s a few weeks ago on First Friday. That’s a street festival held in Southtown San Antonio the first Friday of each month. Artsy. Lots of hipsters. Very cool....

You Ain’t Jesus, Preacher Part Two: Losing The Language of Love

Note: Click here to read part one of this story. This is the story of how ministers find out they’re not Jesus. This is the story of hitting bottom. You start figuring out you’re not Jesus...

You Ain’t Jesus, Preacher, Part One: The Tower of Babel

Everyone has identity issues now and again. Maybe you don’t know who you are or don’t like who you think you might be. Maybe you’re a little too close to your mother, or maybe...

What if

What if we suddenly saw the world with God’s eyes? What if the reality of good and evil exploded into our consciousness in a blinding flash of inspiration? What if this happened right in the...