The Dawn of Religionless Christianity

If I am being perfectly honest, I admit I cannot stand clever titles, pithy remarks, or sexy slogans. The important things, the really life-defining truths of our existence on earth cannot be reduced down to a phrase. I have always been on the side of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Ents. These are the “tree shepherds” in the…

Who is the Rev. Casey?

John Steinbeck’s classic The Grapes of Wrath features a burned-out preacher named Jim Casy. That Reverend Casy had been preaching a message that never really got through to his own soul. He had preached about how man could be sinless, pull himself up by his own moral bootstraps, and please God by a good life.…

Religionless Christianity…umm…what??

The Rev. Casey is a fan of what the martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer described as “Religionless Christianity”. Believe it or not this has a lot to do with recovery, discipleship, and everything that will be written on this here blog. So what is it? Religionless Christianity means a new life that is free in the truest…