Tag Archives: James Mulholland

Young Man With Smoke Grenade

Jesus Christ: Terrorist

A pastor friend of mine recently posted this status on Facebook: “‘Just follow my rules and behave, and nothing bad will happen to you,’ is the exact opposite of the message of Christ.” It reminded me that the version of the Christian message I was

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

The Cosmic Justice of Peace

I believe in the power of cosmic justice. My problem is, I just don’t get to see it often enough. Once, I moved out of the left lane to let the guy tailgating me so closely I could not even see his headlights, let alone

Glasses resting on Bible

What a Load!

Preached at MCC Columbia (S.C.) July 3, 2005 Readings: Matthew 11:27-30, Romans 7:13-25 We’ve worked very as a congregation hard to make sure that this is a safe and sacred place – a place where each of us can feel safe to explore our beliefs,

Friends hugging on a hike

Gracious Christianity

A man was walking across a bridge one day, and saw another man standing on the edge, about to jump off. The first man immediately ran over and said “Stop! Don’t do it!” “Why shouldn’t I?” he said. The man said, “Well, there’s so much

Friends hugging on a hike

Revenge of the Blob?

It would be easy for me to write yet another rant about the ungraciousness of the Religious Right. I’ve done it many times before, and will likely do it again. I’m told I do it very well, and it’s pretty much what people expect of