Tag Archive for ‘sex’

What’s Your Brand, Fornicator?

Oh my God, language! We need an English teacher up in this joint. Oh, yeah, I am one! Great. Let’s see what we can do with some vocabulary. Consider this your classroom Word Wall. Let’s begin. Fornication. It’s really not so scary. Let’s unpack this sucker. Fornication is defined by one of other dictionaries as “consensual sexual intercourse between unmarried people.” If you grew up Catholic, this word probably gives […]

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Your Vulnerability Is Your Strength

Love is recklessness, not reason. Reason seeks a profit, Love comes on strong, consuming herself, Unabashed. Yet in the midst of suffering, Love proceeds like a millstone, Hard-surfaced and straight-forward. Having died to self-interest, She risks everything and asks for nothing. Love gambles away every gift God bestows. –Rumi “I want to know what love is, I want you to show me. I want to feel what love is, I […]

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King of Pleasure

The unfortunate thing about TiredChristianity is that it has failed to acknowledge one of the most riveting, interesting things about SexyJesus—his acceptance and celebration of pleasure. If we look closely, we see that SexyJesus was a man every woman wanted. The women who were drawn to him and who followed him did it because he was a leader and a model for others. He was gentle and kind, but also […]

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FirstDaySermon: Oh My God, Sex

For many months, I have been tackling the questions surrounding God, sex, and money. As you probably know, these are pretty tough. These are places “spiritual” people tend not to go. So I can find a shitload of stuff in the Bible about God and money—give to Cesar’s what is Cesar’s, you cannot worship God and money, give up your financial wealth if you are going to follow the spiritual […]

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Don’t Call Yourself a Giver

I keep running into people throughout my life who are trying to find their way and avoid making mistakes. Often, these people are generous and loving (or at least consider themselves to be), but they feel they have given too much in past relationships, so they put up a guard and a defense, and move through life with armor and a hard shell, thinking they need to be very strategic […]

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