Is Baptism Dangerous Enough?

Humanity needs and fears water. We are deeply entangled in this relationship. This weekend, we are particularly entangled relationship, in a spectacular frozen way. As a Coloradan, I know I can be a bit of a snob when it comes to a few things, beer is one of them. Snow is another. You see, inContinue reading “Is Baptism Dangerous Enough?”

Pentecost, the Presiding Bishop, and the Royal Wedding: We are an outpost for the Jesus Movement

That is the message of Pentecost friends. God’s Spirit descends that ALL God’s people might hear the good news, that ALL God’s people, the Parthians, the Medes, the Elamites and the residents of Cappadocia, that the Koreans, the Mexicans, the Mexico-Americanos, the descendants of enslaved and free Africans and even the Anglo-Americans might know they are redeemed, they are forgiven, they are loved. People of every tribe and language and people and nation. God’s children of every orientation, and gender expression, and ability, and age, and skin color, and ethnicity, and race. All God’s children, all of them are to know God’s saving, redeeming love.