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#Moonshine Jesus Show – January 23, 2023

Join Mark and Caleb as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their high-octane progressive Christian perspectives in consideration of the Disney’s “Willow.”

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Real Men

I wanted to share a teaser about what makes real men , and it’s not being a marine or cowboy or smoking a certain brand of cancer-sticks.

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Butts and Bottled Water

Earlier this week, I read that Spain has ruled cigarette manufacturers responsible for the cost of cigarette butt clean-up. I was SOOOOO excited about that; completely over the top!

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Jesus Came to Set the Record Straight

For believers, understanding our relationship with God is essential.

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The Social Brain

In this program, we learn about how people develop different levels of empathy. Daniel Goleman is a former New York Times science reporter specializing in how brain function affects the way we feel and perceive life.

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – January 16, 2023

Join Mark and Caleb as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their high-octane progressive Christian perspectives in consideration of the surprise smash hit, “M3GAN.”

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – January 9, 2023

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

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Thoughts on a New Year

Where is all this going? What can we ultimately hope for, for both the universe as a whole and our own individual life as part of that same whole?

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Pope Benedict XVI’s era of LGBTQ+ bashing comes to an end

Sadly Benedicts’ anti-modernity views on AIDS and women’s role within the Catholic Church hierarchy were both retro, reckless, and spiritually abusive. For example, he stuck by his no condoms even in an age of AIDS.

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Epiphany in a Box

Years ago, my dear wife, Roberta Maran, came up with an idea at Christmas that enchanted me.  “In addition to other presents, let’s give people Christmas boxes that have nothing inside of them – except messages that are deep and pithy!”

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The Science of Compassion

Now available on-demand

The Science of Compassion course is intended to present a broad overview of research into a relatively new branch of neuroscience. Compassion can and must be learned.

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This Isn’t Just Jesus’ Birthday

It isn’t just Jesus’ birthday. The whole of creation is reborn.

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El Paso is Bethlehem

Today there are Bethlehems all over the world as families are forced to leave home environments, travel to places unprepared for them, and find a way to survive on their own.

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Protest, Pride, Pew, and Presidential Pen

Remembering that quiet revolutionaries matter greatly

President Joe Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act at a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House. The new law creates federal protections for both same-sex and interracial marriages, effectively guarding these rights against the possibility of the Supreme Court overturning the rulings that previously granted them.

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Enlightenment @ Christmas

Christmas is a season of lights… And a season to become enlightened…. To notice and amplify the light that shines within us all, revealing inner wisdom and guidance for our lives. 

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Transforming Christmas into Thanksgiving

Why not at least integrate working on gratitude as our routine attitude during “the season” this and each year —and continue our practice into each new day of the fresh year?

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UNenlightenment: A Theological Foundation for Deconstructing and Reconstructing the Christian Faith

Do you desire more from your faith than what you learned in Sunday School? Do you find yourself asking questions about Christianity and feeling unsatisfied with the answers?

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Giving Christianity Back to Agape Love

A New Paradigm for Being Church Together

How could a church that has been plagued by anti-Semitism, the killing of the Crusades, and the violence of the Inquisition (to name a few) be redeemed of these evils? Quite simply, it has always returned to Jesus.

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