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Christmas Theologies and Billboards

To make the news at Christmas it seems a priest just needs to question the literalness of a virgin giving birth.  What progressive interpretations try to do however is remove the supernatural obfuscation and delve into the deeper spiritual truth of this festival.

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The Real War on Christmas

So let’s take a moment to remember what Christmas is really about: Christmas celebrates the story of God coming among us in the most humble of circumstances.

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Looking at Christmas Through a Rear-View Window

It still has magic power. Across the Western world hearts beat lighter during the Christmas season, generosity expands and romance overflows its normal boundaries. 

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Resource Types: Articles.

Luke 1:39-56: Magnificat for a Broken World

Mary’s song promises that God brings about wondrous reversals in the world: showing favor to the uncredentialed and ignored (“the lowly”); rendering ineffectual the machinations of the arrogant (“scattering the proud in the thoughts of their hearts”); bringing down those who exploit positions of power; lifting up the poor. 

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A mystical message for Chanukah from Rabbi Zalman Schachter Shalomi

The great broadcast of divine indwelling which beams to the human heart, his inner sanctuary, a hologram of the cosmic Temple, is a receiver. It therefore also depends on our attunement to receive the broadcast.

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The Trouble with Epiphany: Gift Giving as Genuflection, or the “Tebow” Factor

The trouble with an epiphany is that it often leads to enlightenment!  And enlightenment can alter the way one sees the world and one’s relationship to it.  As such, anyone who would bend the knee in praise and adoration might do well to consider it can also be a radically subversive act of obeisance and allegiance. 

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21st Century Cosmology and the Gospel of John: Part I – Signs and Wonders

More than being a “human being” on this earth, John’s gospel calls for a transformed life: water into wine; a temple made of distributive justice-compassion, not gold and stone.

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Our Own Error

A fictional story about an error in Jewish theology that contributed to the questionable right of Christianity to exist.

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“The Fornicators” (Sounds Like a Racey Broadway Musical!)

An article about opening up and deepening the conversations about sexuality.

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Topics: Gender and Sexuality and LGBT. 8 Points: Point 5: Non-Dogmatic Searchers. Ages: All Ages. Resource Types: Articles.

Talking About Trinity – sermon video

Community Christian Church of Springfield

Resource Types: Sermon Videos, Sermons, and Videos.
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