Why Religionless Christianity?

I hesitate to use the phrase “religionless Christianity” for a few reasons. For one, I want to be clear that we, as believers, have an obligation and an absolute need for one another. In no uncertain terms, we need to be a part of a local community that worships Jesus Christ together intentionally. We need…

The Gospel According to Will Ferrell

Comedy or tragedy? That is the question that lies before this story’s protagonist. Harold, played by none other than Will Ferrell. Harold is an IRS agent whose attention to detail is only matched by his fear of truly living his life. Because Harold fears pain, rejection, chaos, and most of all, death, he creates an…

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…