Was Jesus a New Age Hippie?

  What happened to our theology between 7th grade physics class and the way we understand the Transfiguration of Christ?  How is it that we understand matter and motion, energy and force yet not consider that Christ, the creator of such things, is the greatest instructor of physics and supernatural healing simultaneously? As a massage …

How to Find Your Superpower

Superheros right the wrongs in the world and protect the vulnerable.    Perhaps what we love about them most is that their superpower, often misunderstood, even ridiculed, many times come from a place of brokenness. Tony Stark was an alcoholic. Bruce Wayne's parents were tragically murdered when he was a child.  Talk about PTSD! Peter Parker …

I Don’t Give a Flying F*#%

What image does detachment evoke in your mind?  Perhaps it takes you to Buddhist teachings. A "place" called Nirvana where you cease to experience suffering or happiness.  Or maybe you are familiar with Reactive Attachment Disorder: a state of mental health children suffer when mom does not bond with baby. They grow up detached making it difficult to …

Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

👇👇👇 CLICK HERE FOR RECIPE VIDEO    https://youtu.be/JrZn9b-Z8dc You asked for the recipe and here it is! 1/2 cup cold butter, cut into cubes 2 1/2 cups flour Cut butter in flour. Add:  1/2 cup sourdough starter 1 cup unsweetened yogurt or buttermilk  1 Tbs maple syrup or honey Incorporate thouroughly until dough form loose …

Kaleidoscope

  Once all the intensity and twinkly lights from Thanksgiving and Christmas to the New Year fade we are left with shivering cold and near blinding dark. (as my daughter would say when she was young, "It's burrrring outside!") At least this is my perspective as an Alaskan. The world becomes a monochromatic melancholy.  I …

Essentials and Nonessentials: Beyond Mascara, Toilet Paper and Chakras

Do you have a method for testing the spirit of things according to 1 John 4:1? Recently I have been sharing concepts that are outside the box for some believers and way outside my wheelhouse for many years.  During my early youth pastoring years in my zeal I threw away a student's yoga video she'd …