Is there Redemption?

“Yes, you are unique… Just like everyone else.”  Slightly paraphrased quote – Rev Dr JoAnne Morris Brian to the crowd:  “You are all individuals!” The crowd in unison: “Yes, we are all individuals!” Monty Python’s Life of Brian 1979 I have to admit, that Holy Week was a particularly bad week for me as well … Continue reading Is there Redemption?

More Lamentations of Greatness

The following text is one of my favorites because it speaks directly on how we as individuals and as a nation might live fully into our humanity.  It comes from Matthew chapter 25 verses 31 through 46 in the New Revised Standard Version which I copied from  Take a minute and read these words … Continue reading More Lamentations of Greatness

God and the 2nd Amendment

I’d like to talk a little bit about the 2nd Amendment and how our faith informs us regarding this “Right to bear Arms.” The argument over the 2nd Amendment has captured the spotlight over the past 30 years and is especially relevant today regarding the increase of gun deaths within this country. As a society, … Continue reading God and the 2nd Amendment

ZZ Top and Jesus

Jesus just left Chicago and he's bound for New Orleans. Well now, Jesus just left Chicago and he's bound for New Orleans. Yeah, Yeah Workin' from one end to the other and all points in between.   Took a jump through Mississippi, well, muddy water turned to wine. Took a jump through Mississippi, muddy water … Continue reading ZZ Top and Jesus