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Ruminations from the Cross

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I did not kill I tried to heal I was not fake I can’t escape I have tried to scream I’m on your team You do not listen Because God put me in this position I am dying I will I will not I will Dreams turned to nightmares so quickly Then back to dreams […]

When did Jesus Become God?

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  If Jesus got down from the cross, would we still call him God? Does the cross make Jesus God or was Jesus God before then? I think the answer lies in the fact that God is Love in perfection. Jesus cannot be God until he becomes the perfection of Love. When Jesus died on […]

Texas’ Killer Christians: Praying Against a Culture of Death

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  In John 14:6, Jesus said, “I am the way and the truth and the life.” Texas has the largest population of Christians of any state in our nation. You would think that the words of Jesus would be something that are lived out here on a daily basis. Today, I am attending two vigils […]

A Lesbian is Murdered and Nobody Cares…

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  “Lesbian Murdered.”  What if that was all the news headlines said?  I have a feeling that most of the progressive community would be up in arms and ready to fight.  There would be petitions and rallies demanding action.  We would invoke the name of God and whatever else we could get a hold of […]

The Danger of the Immigration Debate is Forgetting God’s Love for the World

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  We stood outside the White House chanting slogans about immigration.  Leaders of the protest kept trying to put signs and other things into my hands.  I kept rejecting whatever was handed to me.  The truth is that I was most interested in holding a cross.   The rhetoric surrounding immigration often centers on ideas […]

Jesus’ Rampage or a Quick Lesson on Jesus and Guns

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  Judas gave Jesus a kiss.  Peter knew what was going on and tossed Jesus an assault rifle.  Jesus proceeded to mow down all of those who persecuted him.  The rampage lasted through the night and Jesus hung all of his victims on crosses for the entire world to see.  When the sun arose, there […]

The Cross and The Needle: Deep in the Heart of Texas

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Numerous officials hurried into a back room.  The meeting was called to order by the top official.  The conversation began with the official clearing his throat and declaring, “The press is getting bad out there.  Stand your ground and do not release any details about what is going to happen.  This process must remain secret.”  […]

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