The Outsider God

God Is Unreasonable or The Outsider God.  “… the world You (God) had made, made You an outcast.” -Dylan I have this growing sense that if I find that the actions and even the words of Jesus to be rational, I have diminished or destroyed the power of the story in my mind and experience. This…

Confessions of An Aspiring Runner

When I run, I am only there. I recently finished a memoir by one of my favorite writers, Haruki Murakami, and it made me feel one particular emotion: conviction [1]. Here is a guy who was just a jazz club owner in his twenties and on one particular night, after attending a baseball game, felt like…

Christians, Please Stop… In Honor of Martin Luther (funny)

498 Years Hence, I have taken it upon myself to present a well-intentioned albeit substantially less coherent 47 1/2 Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgent Western Churchianity. #1: Christians, please stop arguing with atheists in the YouTube comment sections of Hillsong United music videos. #2: Christians, please stop confusing fighting the American Culture Wars…