Book Review

May 11th, 2019 By punkpriest

Psychedellic on the Ultimate Goal of Living CHRISTIANITY By Jack Call Jack Call describes the psychedelic experience with LSD in his book, and presents it as a means of being open to all and is a way of religious experience that gives you a broader understanding of the faith and life. He believes that it […]

Two Book Reviews

May 11th, 2019 By punkpriest

TWO BOOK REVIEWS Faith Lies  By Darrell Smith and Love, God by Deborah Simons Roslak and Linda J. Orber “After this many disciples turn3ed their backs and no longer walked with him. So Jesus said to the twelve ‘Do you want to go away to?’ Simon Peter answered him, “Lord where shall we go, you […]

Legacy

May 10th, 2019 By punkpriest

Legacy Anniversary Sermon On a hot humid Marin wood night last August we were   playing “Capture the Tiger” with some friends around 1’O Clock in the morning. As we ran from the woods  into a clearing, we stopped as a full moon opened up the darkness into a beautiful arcade of light, and we observed thousands of fire flies, […]

The Bread of Life

May 8th, 2019 By punkpriest

I Am the Bread of Life John 6:35 “I am the bread of life, whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and          whoever believes in me shall never thirst.     Our ancestors are from the ape and monkey breed of animals. And as God works with us through our evolution we need always to be […]

The Red Rose

May 7th, 2019 By punkpriest

  “Jesus said to them: ‘I am the bread of life, whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.” John 6:35. I keep a red rose on my desk, and I have done this through the years because in Bible School, a Baptist Bible School, no less, I […]

Fast For Peace During Ramadan

May 6th, 2019 By punkpriest

Fast for Peace During Ramadan As the poet Rumi said “We are all the same… all the same… longing to find our way back… back to the One… back to the only One!” Whether there is an attack on a Synagogue in Pittsburgh, a Mosque in New Zealand, or a Christian church in Sri Lanka, […]

Being A Child In the Rain of God

May 5th, 2019 By punkpriest

Being A Child in the Reign of God Ephesians 4: 22-23 “. . .to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of […]

Spiritual Being Immersed In the Human Experience

May 4th, 2019 By punkpriest

Spiritual Being Immersed in the Human Experience “You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin “When they climbed out on the shore, they saw a charcoal fire with fish on it and bread. Jesus said to them […]

Ramadan

May 3rd, 2019 By punkpriest

Last week there was an attack on the Muslim Mosque in San Diego, one of many–Pittsburgh, Christ Church, Jefferson Town, Quebec City, Charleston, Oak Cree, and many others. For those of us who are Christian or Jewish, Islam is our sister religion, we have in common the same God. As we approach their sacred period […]

Book REvieew2

May 3rd, 2019 By punkpriest

A Modern Day Coming of Age Story By Lawrence T. Richardson Lawrence Richardson’s book is the story of a black man’s coming of age experiencing sexual abuse, racism, homophobia and trans-phobia. It describes his being raised in poverty, his suicide attempt, and his struggles with poverty and coming out.  His grandmother was a woman who […]