Some Thoughts on Conspiracy Theories…

Everybody seems to love a good conspiracy theory these days.
 
But to be honest, I’m a little surprised at the number of white people jumping on the conspiracy theory bandwagon lately. If you’re white and you didn’t know about it, black people have been trying to tell us for years about conspiracies.

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An Incomplete Message Produces an Incomplete Church

In my culture and context, an increasing number of people have given up on church because they have been hurt and/or disappointed by churches, church members, and church leaders.
 
Interestingly, many would like to go back to a church; if they could be guaranteed that they would not be hurt or disappointed so grievously again. They don’t expect it to be perfect; just not a constantly reoccurring train wreck.
 
But here is where this gets really interesting; they want to do church the same way it was done before, but with a different outcome.
 
They don’t realize that doing church the same old way is what caused it to be a raging dumpster fire that burned and hurt them.
 
In their mind, there is some magical way to continue to do the same things with a different outcome.

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What If We’re Pagans Now?

In a couple of months, some candidates will win an election, and some will lose.
 
In preparation of whatever happens, I would ask disciples of Jesus to consider a possibility that they might not want to consider…

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