A JESUS BLOG COLLECTIVE

  • City Streets

    As I walk down city streets, listening to city beats, A steady rhythm seeps through the urban upholstery I feel the palpitations calling me. Stop. Pause and reflect – I…

  • Chains Shall He Break

    “What I have said respecting and against religion, I mean strictly to apply to the slaveholding religion of this land, and with no possible reference to Christianity proper;…

  • Black Friday’s Script

    Thanksgiving.  This day is given to us as a free gift. In a culture that thrives on dissatisfaction and discontent, we struggle to celebrate this day as it begs to be celebrated.…

  • The Hurt Locker (Room)

    Donald Trump’s lewd comments back in 2005 have garnered international attention. Trump has received a lot of criticism, but his comments should not be our main focus. Instead,…

  • A Thanksgiving Proclamation

    Human history is a muddy road which leads us into the present and I am more than aware that my shoes are caked in it. All of ours are. Though I will not let what was done…

  • The Politics of Baptism

    IN OUR SECULAR AGE, Christianity is often thought of as being merely a private set of beliefs held by individuals, which makes little tangible difference in their public lives.…

  • Crosses Everywhere

    There was a time when I stood on the bridge of agnosticism…ready to venture over to atheism.  The cross – central to all my questions. It has been used as a tool of…

  • When Stories Are Told

    This blog is mirrored from Blake Nail’s blog Babel On Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t seen the films Interstellar, Shutter Island or the Sixth Sense, there are major…

  • Death Star
    vs. Death Star

    For the record, Star Wars is not sci-fi.  Science fiction asks questions that create tension between our ability or capacity and our ethical standards.  Myth or fantasy explores…

  • Whom Should We Fear?

    The world before science must have been terrifying.  How do you explain something like a thunderstorm without an understanding of what weather is?  Why is it uncomfortably cold…

  • Dreamers, aren’t we all?

    On my commute home from work tonight, I listened to The Gunner’s Dream off of Pink Floyd’s The Final Cut. The whole album is great, but every time I listen to this…

    Smoke on the Mountain

    Joy Davidman (C.S. Lewis’s late wife), an ex-atheist Jewish communist (if that makes any sense at all?), authored one of the most enlightening, paradigm shifting books…

    Big Karma

    In September, the man who the internet coined “Pharma Bro“, Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, set the world on fire when news broke that he…

    Atonement

    I listened to this lecture a while ago and thought I would share it with you guys.  Growing up in the church I always thought that…