Authentic Living As Motion

Being Stuck Today, for some odd reason, I woke up pondering “being stuck.” I don’t mean being physically stuck, but being stuck in a perspective of what life is. I read the Facebook posts of 95% of the people with whom I went to high school and am in wonder at how their perspectives are virtually the very same as… Continue reading

It’s All Marketing

I read this tweet from @Wolfrum and in an instant realized that religion is one of the oldest and most successful marketing platforms in the history of humankind. The church has defined culture through the ages: whose work was “in” and whose work was of no value. It decided what was heresy and what was the word of God. And… Continue reading

Dominating the Public Conversation

I have thought for some time that the approach of the Christian church to institutionalize extreme dogma as a central tenet of the church would backfire on them in the long run by making them irrelevant to more and more real people living real lives in a real world.  Well, this seems to be happening. Sadly this abrasive blaring of… Continue reading

The Immorality of the Morality Police

I recently was in a very large church facility.  My visit had nothing to do with the church.  The event managers had simply secured this facility for the event.  I was sickened by what I saw. The people of this church have built a mega-multi-million dollar facility.  It was beyond enormous.  The power bill alone would be beyond the entire… Continue reading