My Story Pt II

On Monday, I began telling you about my charismatic/evangelical upbringing. Part I of this story painted a fairly rosy picture of my early years, concluding it by telling you that rosy childhood ended in 1971 when my father met and became friends with Leon Williford. So, let’s pick up the story there. Leon Williford was a […]

Release to the Prisoners

Yesterday, I quoted Luke 4:18-19 which is one of the scriptures liberation theology is based on. And, if you recall, in “Rethinking Grace” I said if I had to pick a theological system, it would probably be that one. (Now, I’d have throw in a little process theology, too). One of the things that’s bothered […]

There’s An App For That

In this case, “that” is curing the gay. A group called “Setting Captives Free” has published an app on Google Play that they claim can cure gay people with a two month course. Well, isn’t that special? And, it’s not just those dirty homosexuals who are helped by Setting Captives Free, they have programs for gamblers, […]

Shepherds in the Field

Well, tomorrow is the big day, the one we’ve been waiting for. Some of us waiting expectantly in tradition of Advent, but most waiting to celebrate Christmas. Funny thing, that. A great many celebrants will be missing the point completely because Christmas isn’t really for a lot of the people who celebrate it. Christmas has become […]