Tagged: theology

Community is about People

I think a lot about community because I’ve facilitated them for over 30 years and now I run an online one called The Lasting Supper. So, it’s always been a practical problem for me and...

God and Fox News

Theology is, technically, words about God. From the people by the people for the people. Sometimes we get it right. Often not. Even the bible. It attempts to point to God with its crooked...

the god box

Purchase the original or a print of this cartoon! I’m sorry I drew God with a lumpy butt. I’m sure he’s quite fit, since he’s probably on the Bible Diet. Yesterday I tweeted this:...

the theology god

Hang a print of this cartoon in your study to remind ourselves to stay humble, to remember that our theology isn’t the thing it is attempting to describe, and that our ideas will always...

tragic explanations

I have no idea in the face of such tragedy. Such mystery. But we could keep our mouths shut for a while. You know, Job’s comforters were doing great… until they opened their mouths....

seriously?

Didn’t Barth, one of the greatest theologians of all time, suggest that one of the key characteristics of a theologian ought to be joy? A sense of humor? Happiness? Don’t we take ourselves too...

nakedpastor studying in seminary

This is me in seminary. Lisa surprise-snapped this photo while i was “studying”. Hey! Winston Churchill studied in the nude. So can I! I like the pornstache. Irresistable! What that little Christmas monkey is...

useful theological tools

USEFUL THEOLOGICAL TOOLS: Buy a print of this cartoon! Something to learn is that there is a lot to unlearn. At some important juncture you realize that a lot of what you’ve believed was...

2 rooms 2 theologies

When I pastored churches I spent a lot of time in hospitals visiting the sick. This happened so many times. It has also happened in my own life. In the face of this paradoxical...