Christianity After Religion

Christianity After Religion by Diana Butler Bass Come gather ’round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon You’ll be drenched to the bone If your time to you Is…

The Smallest Seed

“The Kingdom of Heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all your seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes…

Surprised by Surprised By Hope

Surprised By Hope    N.T. Wright Having long been a fan of N. T. Wright I found myself surprised by Surprised By Hope. I fully expected to enjoy it, but found it to be one of the most inspirational books…

Take This Bread

You may not agree with Sara Mile politics, or her theology but most certainly your heart will be moved by her story. A left wing, liberal, lesbian, Miles isn’t shy about sharing her feelings, she writes with an honesty that…

Book of The Month July 2012

Disposable People by Kevin Bales Most of us grew up learning about the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln, the Emancipation Proclamation and the end of slavery. It might be unsettling for us to realize that slavery is alive and well, and…

Seasons

There is a time and a season for everything under heaven, turn, turn, turn….. When I was a teenager growing up in the 70’s muscle cars were all the rage: 4 on the floor, bigger engines, wider tires, more power….

Healing Faith

Healing. Divine healing or faith healing to be more specific. A topic that’s been on my mind a lot lately, for a variety of reasons. As a Vineyard Pastor healing is ingrained in my spiritual DNA. A focus throughout the…

Welcome

Dear Friends, Church has been an important part of my life for as long as I can remember. As I grow older, I realize it is my life. The relationships I treasure, the values and beliefs I live by and…