The ten commandment were never meant to be a To-Do List.
Nativity by Jackson Beardy
The Russians Visit the Anointed One 1 After Donald was born in Queens in New York, during the time of Hillary, Russians from the east came to Washington 2 and asked, “Where is the one who has been born President of the Americans? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” … Continue reading The beginning of the good news about Donald the Messiah
Fear not! For behold, I bring you good fake news.
Hanto Yo (Hanto Yo means “clear the way” in the Lakota language of the North American Plains.) God of surprises, you call us from the narrowness of our traditions to new ways of being church, from the captivities of our culture to creative witness for justice, from the smallness of our horizons to the bigness of … Continue reading Clear the way in us, your people
A Perfect Circle are set to release a new album in 2018, their first in 14 years, and this month they’ve unveiled a teaser track entitled, “The Doomed”. It's musically and lyrically explosive. As the song progresses, vocalist Maynard James Keenan paints a dark and disturbing picture of a society hell bent on shrugging off responsibility … Continue reading A Perfect Circle lament the new beatitudes of Trump era America
A problem I have with Neil Gaiman's "American God's" is that the book and TV series do not give nearly enough credit to the staying power of the old gods. Mars, the god of war, is still worshipped by many Americans, as is Hermes, the god of commerce and communication, and Vulcan, the god of … Continue reading The unacknowledged gods and goddesses of America
The Trumptation of Christ The inspiration behind this is my uneasiness with the way the American evangelicalism has been tempted with the promise of political influence through Trump's presidential campaigning.
Hear, O America. The nation is our God. The nation is one.
What is your response to this image? It kinda reminds me of Loki's colour change when he first realised he was a Frost Giant in the first Thor movie, but I doubt that was the artist's intent. Instead I gather it is expressing the experience of restoration through the Bible, but it seems a wee … Continue reading American Christian Bible Devotion