relationships RSS

bible, relationships -

In this cartoon we see one scripture from which one man is inspired to express love and peace while another man is inspired to express hate and violence. ONE SCRIPTURE TWO INTERPRETATIONS Some people claim we wouldn't know how to love unless the bible told us how to. Does that mean we wouldn't know how to hate unless the bible told us how to? They might point to Paul's love chapter, 1 Corinthians 13, and claim that this tells us how to love. I claim it's not a prescription but a description. It is describing what love is. It's discussing something that...

Read more

deconstruction, LGBT, relationships -

All kinds of sheep are jumping into a pool of hearts. THE DEEP END OF LOVE: WHY I LOVE US SO MUCH It goes without saying that this has been one crazy year. But one of the great things from 2020 is how the NakedPastor community is developing. I love us so so much, and I want you to know the reasons why. We are unique. There’s no one like us. Really. We are free and learning together how to live accordingly. We are open, expressing ourselves in vulnerable and honest ways. We are diverse. There are all kinds of...

Read more

christ, relationships -

Kids playing with Jesus and one asks, "Jesus, why do you love us kids so much?" Jesus responds, "Because you haven't grown up into judgmental assholes yet."

Read more

relationships -

MICROAGGRESSIONS AND STONES One stone won’t killbut together they will. You wouldn’t think saying, “You’ve got a bit of a belly there!” would hurt someone. It does. But what if people said to that someone, “You’ve got a bit of a belly there!” throughout their childhood and teen years? Would that be detrimental to their health? Absolutely! Don’t dismiss what some might think is a slight harm a microaggression inflicts. It could be huge, and it could be the final straw together with all the other microaggressions the person has suffered. One microaggression hurts. Compound a bunch of them together...

Read more

God, relationships -

God and a man sit close together drawing. The man draws a sad face, but God draws a happy face. Underneath, it says, "Draw close to God and he will draw close to you (James 4:8)." This is definitely cheesy. A dad joke. Silly.  But I hope it brings a smile to your face. Much love today, my friends!

Read more