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Why My Fish are Kissing – and Believe in Evolution.

by Roger Wolsey

I’m a person who notices bumper-stickers when I’m out and about and I enjoy making mention of the more interesting ones in my sermons. It seems that there are some of you who enjoy this kind of thing as well – in fact a few of you have approach me to ask me about the […]

Was Luther Wrong? We’re saved by the faith OF Christ.

by Roger Wolsey

Buckle up fellow Bible Geeks. A small word that packs a whallop.  A Call to Prayer, Action, and a New Understanding of Faith. “Managing the Waves” Transcript of a Message shared on 6/24/18 at Father Dyer UMC Breckenridge, CO & a modified version at Nederland Community Presbyterian Church on 8/26/18. On that day, when evening […]

It’s Time for the Church to Grow-up about Sex.

by Roger Wolsey

I serve as a campus minister at the University of Colorado in Boulder. This city is over a mile above sea level and many young adults end up getting their stomachs pumped due to alcohol poisoning – especially in the fall when students who are living away from home for the first time and without […]

It’s time for Progressive Christianity.

by Roger Wolsey

What has come to pass as “conventional/popular Christianity” — isn’t what Christianity is actually about. It’s time for progressive Christianity. Friends, Jesus isn’t God. Jesus didn’t die for our sins. Jesus wasn’t killed instead of us. God isn’t wrathful or vindictive. There isn’t a hell (other than ones that we create here on this earth). […]

EarthMamaGaiaGoddess

by Roger Wolsey

Planet Earth is at risk. It is actively under attack and there is much blame to go around. It’d be easy to point numerous fingers at the abhorrent policies coming from a certain administration – really easy – but the truth is we’re all complicit. Another truth is that “It is better promote what you […]

Judging Judgmental Christians. Trigger Warning.

by Roger Wolsey

Special Edition featuring Guest writer: Rebecca Hatch Wortham – a mother we should listen to. —– “The post I wrote on Facebook about my transgender foster daughter was shared so many times yesterday it ultimately got picked up by Kissing Fish, a favorite page on FB run by an open and affirming United Methodist pastor […]

No Jesus didn’t endorse swords.

by Roger Wolsey

Ever since the tragic mass shooting at the high school in Florida last week, I’ve been engaged in daily advocacy for the U.S. to finally and firmly establish sensible gun laws to help reduce the number of mass shootings that take place every year. Hardly a day goes by without someone (most always a male) […]

About those dirty faces.

by Roger Wolsey

You may notice something today something dirty, something dusty. What you’ll see are – ashes. You’ll see some peculiar people around town who have ashy faces. The first one you come to may been someone who smiles at you. And if you’re feeling a bit “engaged” or “compassionate,” you may awkwardly point toward his or […]

About those dirty faces.

by Roger Wolsey

You may notice something today something dirty, something dusty What you’ll see are – ashes.  You’ll some peculiar people around town who have ashy faces. The first one you come to may been someone who smiles at you. And if you’re feeling a bit “engaged” or “compassionate,” you may awkwardly point toward his or her […]

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