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Jesus Came to Set the Record Straight

For believers, understanding our relationship with God is essential.

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Abraham Lincoln and the Workings of Whisper Ethics

Abraham Lincoln was a progressive Christian. While being raised in a small fundamentalist Baptist church, Lincoln rejected the Christianity of his parents.

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Fifty Years Later – Part 14

What and Why is The Church?

Fifty years ago, one prominent topic of conversation in the churches was the ecumenical movement, trying to determine what the various bodies had in common.

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Parable of the Internet

Institutional religion has become vestigial enroute to extinction, having largely become a “non-prophet” organization.

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Spiritual Evolution

How Traditional Christianity is Holding Us Back

What does a Modern Christianity look like to you? Will you help build it?

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Fifty Year Later – Part 13

Is there Order to life?

It is not so much my thinking that has changed over the last fifty years, as the attitude I bring to that thinking.

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Love is Everything

A Year With Hadewijch of Antwerp

This compilation of the mystical writings of Hadewijch of Antwerp is best described, in Andrew Harvey’s words, as a “heroic song” of love

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Fifty Year Later – Part 12

What Am I To Do?

What a person does, the content of one’s act depends on how one analyzes the situation, that is, the method by which one decides.

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – November 7, 2022

Join Caleb and Mark as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their high-octane progressive Christian perspectives in consideration of Season 3 of Star Trek’s somewhat irreverent, adult animation show, “Lower Decks.”

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Fifty Years Later – Part 11

What is a Christian?

If you ask this question, the most likely answer you will get, is that a Christian is a person who accepts Jesus as Lord and Savior, this being the most likely answer both fifty years ago and also today.

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – October 31, 2022

Mark and Caleb Review

Join Mark and Caleb as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their high-octane progressive Christian perspectives in consideration of “Last Night in Soho.”

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I Am God

Wisdom & Revelation from Mystical Consciousness

The mystic, seeking first-hand experience of the divine, soon discovers that the entire universe is conscious and alive, saturated by an all-encompassing and loving Presence. In this sacred and timeless consciousness, God is revealed as both Self and Creation and a great peace begins to melt humanity’s fever dream of scarcity and conflict.

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Fifty Years Later – Part 10

Who was Jesus?

The question Who is Jesus? is perhaps the most complex issue in Christian theology, embracing, as it does, three interrelated sub-questions: who was he in his person, what did he do, and how does that impact us today?

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Fifty Years Later – Part 9

What is Sin?

Answering this question is both easy and difficult. The easy part is differentiating sin against God from plain old immorality, as well as from crime against society.

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Fifty Years Later – Part 8

Who is Man?

Fifty years ago the Christian understanding of human nature fell into two camps. The fundamentalist approach placed humanity at the apex of an unchanging universe.

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The Benefit of the Doubt

How Religious Doubts Can Lead to a More Mature Faith

Healthy doubt can save people from many toxic beliefs. For example, Christians need to doubt the horrific idea that God eternally torments people in the flames of hell for holding erroneous beliefs.

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Fifty Years Later – Part 7

Is God Alive and well?

Creation and the health and activity of God go together.

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Fifty Years Later – Part 6

What does Creation Mean?

Even fifty years ago, whatever creation means, it does not mean that in seven days God brought the universe into being out of nothing.

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