Recently, I read about the postmodern festival called the ‘Burning Man.’ This takes place every year in the Nevada desert and lasts for over a month. People, mostly young, from all over, risk the 107 degree heat to experience art and radical community. The website describes it this way: You belong here and you participate. […]
While Jesus did not offer any spiritual ‘techniques’ per se, without a doubt the disciplines of the spiritual life were commonplace for him. He prayed in deserted places, he fasted, he fought with demons, he heared directly from the Father. The Sermon on the Mount is perhaps the most sublime of his spiritual teachings. We […]
Our ‘evil’ discussion has morphed into a discussion on original sin. So, how is one ‘saved?’ That is, what are we ‘saved’ from, and what are we ‘saved’ to, and in what way does Christ save us? Also, how are we ‘justiied,’ that is, made right before God?