Man-Shaped God

A few months ago I found myself consumed with the determination of Spiritual Gifts. My guess is that every minister has been in that place at one time or another… looking for the perfect questionnaire; the perfect gift-list to prove that everyone’s got one. Administration, Teaching, Service, Giving, Hospitality, Shepherding, etc, etc. I was trying […]

God Hates Fred Phelps (?)

“God Hates America”“Too Late To Pray”“God Is Your Enemy”“America Is Doomed”“Thank God for [Dead Soldiers, 9/11, IEDs] Free speech run amok. It’s hard to get angry at the news anymore. So much murder, death, corruption, spin, extortion, starvation, hopelessness… you can’t care about all of it and keep your nerves intact. Desensitization is the consequence […]