Thank You Nuts

Have you ever heard of Point Thank You? Point Thank You is the name for a street corner in Greenwich where, in the months following 9/11, New Yorkers gathered to show their gratitude to rescue workers leaving the wreckage; where tourists from Japan and Europe, Jews from Brooklyn, yuppies, the homeless, all gathered to say […]

RADICALIS: A Life Rooted in God

“I am not afraid that the people called Methodists should ever cease to exist either in Europe or America. But I am afraid lest they should only exist as a dead sect, having the form of religion without the power.” –John Wesley “For most of us, the great danger is not that we will renounce […]

Coming Home on Christmas Eve

While in seminary I was introduced to a writer/theologian that had a major impact on me then and still does today. In fact, when I am stumped working on a sermon or a lesson, I will often pick up one of Frederick Buechener’s book to get some inspiration or thought that will un-stump me. Before […]

Love Came Down at Christmas

I am going to make a dangerous assumption. I am going to assume that just about everybody has seen and likes the show How the Grinch Stole Christmas. If I am wrong, please just pretend you have seen it and like it. Do you remember the opening lines? “Every who down in Who-ville liked Christmas […]

Come Home – Again

COME HOME December 3 :: December 10 :: December 17 :: December 24 Traditional Worship in the Chapel at 8:00 AM Sunday School at 9:15 AM Combined Open Skies and Traditional Worship in the Sanctaury at 10:30 AM I remember December 1, 2013 like it was yesterday. It was the First Sunday in Advent, my […]

Join the Rebellion

EPISODE I: November 19 – The Rebel Alliance EPISODE II: November 26 – The Power of the Dark Side EPISODE III: December 3 – May The Force Be With You It’s been more than 30 years since Star Wars first exploded into theaters, but the swashbuckling sci-fi films from writer-director George Lucas have left a […]


If you do a Google search for “the greatest philosophers of all time,” some interesting names show up. Folks like John Locke, Thomas Aquinas, Confucius and Plato all seem to be on the top 10 lists. The number 1 spot is reserved for Aristotle. Now, I am not doubting the greatness of these guys. They […]