Two men named John and Jesus

John’s gospel is the odd one. The other three, Matthew, Mark, and Luke, tell a similar story- that’s why they are called the “synoptic” (one eye/view)¬†gospels. But just when we thing we have Jesus figured out, the Gospel of John comes along. ¬†The author of “John” has a different view of Jesus. Now John isn’t […]

Why Am I Presbyterian? They sent a bus to get me.

The moderator of the Presbyterian Church (USA) Bruce Reyes Chow, asked on his blog, “Why are you Presbyterian?”. It’s a question worth thinking about in these days that some folks call “post denominational”. Why be part of any denomination, particularly a main line, declining in numbers, unable to resolve ordination issues denomination? I was raised […]