Poems in the Lap of Death (service; 140223)

Not only do I not believe in that literal version of the monotheistic God, I have very little interest in trying to prove or disprove its existence. It is not a very nuanced understanding; I want us to deepen our appreciation of the complexities and paradoxes of life. ~read more~

Leader of the Band (sermon; 050619)

How many of you have heard of the rock and roll band, The Grateful Dead?  How many of you ever attended a Grateful Dead concert?  How many of you think that the band and its followers are a symptom of all that was wrong with the 1960’s and ‘70’s?

I am told that people are still talking about my sermon on the religious humanism of the Grateful Dead which I preached two years ago on ~read more~