Christians and Halloween: Help! What do I do?!

I live in Salem, Massachusetts. We have 31 days of Halloween in Salem. I have been here for 20 years. I pastored a church in town for almost 18 of those years. This means that I have effectively experienced 600 years of Halloween. We have had teams of people from chruches around the US and … More Christians and Halloween: Help! What do I do?!

Wild Theology Podcasts are now on Youtube

I have described my theological views under the title of Wild Theology. In fact, the website for my books, BurningReligion.com, also has the URL WildTheology.org pointing at it. Yes, you can assume that my Wild Theology is embedded into my writings – philosophically and technologically. I have described this Wild Theology in extremely simple terms: … More Wild Theology Podcasts are now on Youtube

Observe Advent this Christmas by Observing the Feelings of Others

Christmas is nearly on us – or perhaps it has already overtaken us – depending on the pressure and/or the amount of work the season has for you. Advent is celebrated by some of us, and it has been with us for a couple weeks. Typically, we do not use the word “celebrate” is respect … More Observe Advent this Christmas by Observing the Feelings of Others

Celtic Missional Advent November 29: Your Sacrifices are Not Forgotten

Advent November 29, Saint Sadwrn’s Day Luke 2:36-38 Your Sacrifices Are Not Forgotten “There was also a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived seven years with her husband after her marriage, and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple, … More Celtic Missional Advent November 29: Your Sacrifices are Not Forgotten