God is a cosmic-sized mystery – Mick Mooney

“Freedom within our faith, in my opinion, has a lot to do with letting go of the notion we can fully understand God. It is the embracing of the unknown ways of our cosmic-sized God, while also embracing the inner assurance of our connection with God and the joyful experience that we are, by some…

The specter of universalism and a manifesto of egalitarianism

20 But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.21 For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. 22 For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive. 23 But each in turn: Christ, the firstfruits; then, when he comes, those who belong to him. 24 Then…

Drew Sumrall – The Impractical Christ

I have listened to the first part of this video series in which Drew shared that our relationship with Jesus is only authentic when it is born out of true love, and he added that we abandon our faith in Christ when we are obsessed with outcomes in life since true faith in God isn’t…

“Grace is the celebration of life”

“Grace is the celebration of life, relentlessly hounding all the non-celebrants in the world. It is a floating, cosmic bash shouting its way through the streets of the universe, flinging the sweetness of its cassations to every window, pounding at every door in the hilarity beyond all liking and happening, until the prodigals come out…

“Awareness of our Oneness” by Godfrey Birtill

I like the message of the song about our oneness: “I’ve placed within you, The ability to see As in a mirror, My likeness, in humanity. My rivers of love flow out from your heart You carry the light that shines in the dark See my face in everyone The old life gone, the new…

[Video message] “Success as Failure (Part 10)” by Drew Sumrall

In this video, Drew Sumrall talked about crucified identities, which Peter Rollins has also mentioned before in a video message recently, about how we lay aside our various tribal identities when we follow Christ, and become one in Christ, who is neither Jew nor Gentile, slave nor free, male nor female, Republican nor Democrat, and…

“Love as a political category” by Slavoj Žižek

16/05/2013, 21:00h, cinema Europa, 6th Subversive festival Slavoj Žižek “Love as a political category” Moderator: Srećko Horvat Che Guevara’s statement that “the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love” should be read together with his much more problematic statement on revolutionaries as “killing machines”: “Hatred is an element of struggle; relentless hatred…