We have this deep desire to be special…to be chosen. You’ve heard it: “many are called…few are chosen!” We pride ourselves on being “in with the in crowd.” That is a character of our Society, and it spills over into our religion. We have spent centuries building the image that the Jews are God’s “chosen people.” And because they are chosen, there is something supposedly special about being Jewish. So, Western Christians hope to be […]
It’s cool if you’re not part of the experience…my intellectual/theological musings. For those who might have to endure my thinking in person, it’s not so easy…I know; I’m sorry. I love you all! For some reason, things are always deeper than they need to be for me. But, maybe they are as deep as they really are? Hmmm…Yet, sitting here watching this BCS National Championship Game between the Auburn Tigers and Florida State Seminoles I […]
Mary Poppins told you to go fly a kite…Jesus tells us the go climb a tree! Are you too short to see Jesus? Don’t let that stop you from encountering God! In this sermon, Fr. Jah Bread explains how we must overcome our short stature in order to see the Holy One.
Everyone talks of needing more faith in order to overcome the obstacles we find in life. But, what does Jesus say? When Disciples ask the Lord to “Increase our faith!,” what is His response? You don’t need more faith, and the Lord tells us why!
I continue to receive emails from fellow Black Republicans trying to sell me – and others – on support for Mitt Romney. The most recent was from the Chair of a Black Republican organization entitled, “Prominent Black Mormons.” The email (and post) is styled as an attempt to dismiss charges of racism against Mormons. The defense used by the author is that there are Black Mormons. Hence the title: “Prominent Black Mormons.” My response is…SO WHAT? So, […]