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Evil and the Deadly Sins of the (once) Supreme Court

The very tone of Alito’s document, as one historian has pointed out, is ugly to the core.  There is no attempt to reach out to others or make common ground or even to put out feelings that are positive. 

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Studia Divina

“Never in any case whatever is a genuine effort of the attention wasted. It always has its effect on the spiritual plane and in consequence on the lower one of the intelligence, for all spiritual light lightens the mind.” 

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Nourishing Endurance

We know now he gave us this meal
to nourish our endurance,

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Can the Lost Art of Critical Thinking Change the World?

Conversation with Christopher Ocker!

Is critical thinking a lost art? How can we engage thoughtfully with the world around us, engaging our minds and hearts?

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – June 13, 2022

Join Mark and Caleb as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their high-octane progressive Christian perspectives as they look at “Everything, Everywhere, All at Once.”

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Practical Faith & Active Love

Meditations on the Epistle of James

The Epistle of James is the most practical book of the Bible. Every word in the epistle is directly relevant to contemporary living, offering lessons about life drawn from life—topics such as riches and poverty, speech and anger, faith and works, patience and hope.

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Jesus, the Ultimate Shaman

Enriching Life Through Shamanic Practices

Sally and Steve combine a rich mixture of multi-disciplines from careers, theological education, and shamanic training that coalesce to offer wisdom and experience for your spiritual development.

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A Second Chance

In this story, Jesus comes to New York City and chooses a gay man to be his messenger. The two proceed to establish a movement to redefine the Christian faith. The characters are warm and zany. Their escapades will make you laugh and challenge you to think.

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – June 6, 2022

Join Caleb and Mark as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their high-octane progressive Christian perspectives in consideration of the latest, intense season of Netflix’s “Stranger Things.”

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – May 30, 2022

Join Mark and Caleb as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their high-octane progressive Christian perspectives in consideration of the latest Star Wars show: “Obi-Wan Kenobi.”

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Fifty Years Later

1st in a Series

Almost 50 years ago I wrote a book entitled “What to Believe?”, subtitled The Questions of Christian Faith. I thought it might be interesting to see how my thinking today relates both to those questions and to whatever theological inclinations I may have had at the time.

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Orthodox No Longer: Interviews with Seven Nontraditional Believers

Most traditional Christians believe in an all-powerful and all-knowing, loving heavenly father who supernaturally intervenes in the world, who can be experienced directly through prayer, and who performs miracles. My small group of seven unorthodox persons no longer believe in that kind of personal, supernatural, and interventionist God.

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The existence, activity and power of the individual soul/spirit after death

Q&A WIth Lauren Van Ham

What are your thoughts on the existence, activity and power of the individual soul/spirit after death?

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Some Practices to Prepare for Facing Evil

We continue our meditations on Evil and Hatred.  To go deeper, to face these realities, we must become stronger.  How do we do that?

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The Spiritual Care Podcast

A new series free from Humankind

We’re excited to let you know about our new podcast! You’ll hear stories of spiritual caregivers (chaplains, medical professionals, social workers and others) who strive to be a peaceful, healing presence on the front lines of many social and personal concerns.

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#Moonshine Jesus Show

Join Mark and Caleb as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their progressive Christian perspectives in consideration of Netflix’s smash hit, “Ozark.”

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Journey of the Universe: 10 Years Later Podcast

Episode 3 ~ Tiokasin Ghosthorse

An award-winning musician and activist on behalf of Indigenous peoples, Tiokasin is the Founder, Host, and Executive Producer of “First Voices Radio.”

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Above All, Love

The other day I was talking with a friend and jokingly he said, “Well you know, sometimes love lives in the hallway cupboard, in the dark.” We both chuckled for a moment, as we thought about the people who are hard to love and the times you just can’t summon the requisite “love” needed for the moment.

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