Where Heaven Is!

May 18th, 2019 By punkpriest

  Where Heaven Is! John 14:7-14     Fr. Larry Rosebaugh (1935-2009) was murdered on this date in Guatemala by masked gunmen. He lived a life of resistance participating in destroying draft files as one of the Milwaukee 14; He worked with young AIDS victims, and he lived on the streets, dumpster diving, giving us the […]

Generosity

May 17th, 2019 By punkpriest

Generosity John 14:1-2: “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. . John 13:34-35: “A new commandment I give to you. that you love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”     […]

A Reflection and Renewal

May 15th, 2019 By punkpriest

A REFLECTION AND RENEWAL John 15:9-17 9 iAs the Father has loved me, jso have I loved you. Abide in my love. 10 kIf you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as lI have kept mmy Father’s commandments and abide in his love. 11 These things I have spoken to you, nthat my joy […]

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 […]