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The Love in Resurrection

At Calvary, we see what the power of Satan can do. We observe the demonic nature of political and religious power infused by evil. The Roman governor and the Hebrew king, on the one hand, and the priests a...
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Jesus, the Ham of God

How did we go from the Passover Lamb to the Easter Ham? It’s a complicated, not very pretty story, central to modern religious identity and, for those reasons, tucked away from public view. A truly “new” ...
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Jesus for Prez

Last Monday was Presidents day. So I tweeted, 'Jesus for president.' on my facebook wall,  and with several followers on twitter, this generated some discussion.  Some were in support of Jesus as a candidate...
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Mardi Gras – For Baptists

It's been almost 26 years since I left Louisiana with my parents, and I still really miss the Mardi Gras season. Mardi Gras is one long, enormous party – in the best, and sometimes the worst, sense of the w...