Category Archives: Spirituality & Religious Writings

the foundation of a life well lived

This is the true foundation of a life well lived. It has nothing to do with what we get or what we may be given. The measure of a good life is about demonstrating love in all we do. It’s about how we have served those around us and what we have given to those most in need.

Yet, the evangelicals still adore him

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You cannot make this stuff up. Trump’s New York pastor has reported that not only did #BLOTUS never “opt in” for Bible Study…Trump never entered the church in the five years he was his pastor.

But, he is still adored and, dare I say, worshiped by right-wing evangelicals and republicans who loudly proclaim their love for the gospel. Go figure…

a rather novel idea

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For all the evangelical right who still have the audacity to support Trump while calling themselves disciples of Christ, this hopefully will show you how far from being faithful followers you really are. Trump’s values are diametrically opposed to the teachings of Jesus Christ.

You can follow one or the other…not both. Your choice is clear as to where your values truly are.

Holy Refugees

"That Makes Us Refugees, Right?" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

When Mary and Joseph fled to protect the life of their son,  Jesus, they became refugees. Unless I am sadly mistaken that makes Jesus a refugee.

How is it then that so many Evangelical Christians worship a refugee on Sunday, but despise refugees the rest of the week? Am I missing something here? Or, is there a true disconnect with what so many of us profess and what we really believe?

a good place to start…

25 pics that speak the truth

This sign in front of the Canadian Memorial Centre for Peace provides a powerful message to all of us this Sunday morning, especially those of us who claim to worship the living Christ. Those living in faithfulness to the Gospel understand that love builds longer tables and even bridges. Only fear and hatred builds walls.

“…you have done it to me.”

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The sad reality is that the Evangelical Right, piously lifting their praise this morning. are the ones who would be reporting Jesus to the authorities tomorrow. So many have never learned the Gospel messages of “love your neighbor as yourself,” and “as you have done it to the least of these, you have done it to me.”