…the promise of resurrection seemed like pie in the sky by and by. It was a dream deferred, a thing with feathers that has flown off to perch somewhere else. Continue reading Practicing Hope
…though their world lay in shattered ruins around them, they still thought of themselves as righteous bringers of peace… as God’s chosen healers of a broken world. Continue reading Baby Food for Fools
(Sermon re-printed here with permission of our 2nd child Calelia Cristian Avery) Am I My Sibling’s Keeper Genesis 4:3-10 Preached on January 31,2015 … Continue reading Am I My Sibling’s Keeper?
Somebody somewhere asked for my list of feminist theologians. It was very late. Wine was involved. So here a preliminary … Continue reading Feminist theology: A very briefly annotated, very small bibliography
It seems we’ve decided. to set something important aside to go it alone. Though it goes against the grain It … Continue reading Decision
Speed bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing, Onward, the sailors cry; Carry the lad that’s born to be … Continue reading Speed Bonnie Boat: Elegy for Pam Byers
A sermon preached on 11/9/14 based on Joshua 24. This year we celebrate 100 years of ministry at 27th and … Continue reading Chosen and Choosing