Tag Archives: Progressive Christianity

Precipice

On edge, we live our lives as on a cliff, aware our time will come to fall or leap, a time when supple bodies will turn stiff, and we may go to everlasting sleep. And differing advisors say we must … Continue reading

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Chromosomal Bibles

The chromosomal language for the book that told a cell how to assemble you, as if a chef with a recipe to cook, has billions of words, so it knew what to do, and as you formed, each cell received … Continue reading

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Cosmos Scripture

Some think You spoke two thousand years ago and haven’t spoken that much ever since, and think a book tells all we need to know. This bookish way of thinking makes me wince, for You’re the author of the universe, … Continue reading

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Biblical Icicles

A group of men in ancient times agreed on what we should believe and what reject, established for millennia the creed that future generations should respect, the creed we should regard as Spirit-given, and give our lives, if needed, to … Continue reading

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Pinning

Some try to pin You down with doctrine pins, disputing which are fact and which are fiction, not knowing that they are committing sins— subjecting You to one more crucifixion. They argue over how to classify Your being in their … Continue reading

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Political Wolves

Besides You, Lord, are many others who wish I and other people would be sheep, behaving only as they want us to, as if we all were hypnotized, asleep. They’d have us live to toil and consume and not protest … Continue reading

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