About Rev. Curt McCormack

Rev. Curt is a retired pastor out of the American Baptist tradition, living in Oregon with his wife of 55 years. Curt is a lifelong student of the Bible, an author, a musician, a songwriter, and an advocate for peace, religious tolerance and social justice.

Pulling People In, Or Pushing Them Out?

From Father Richard Rohr, Center for Action and Contemplation, March 21, 2022: “The disciples aren’t sent out to create an institution fortified by uniformity, just another tribe highly defended against all outside forces. Certainly, Western [...]

By |2022-08-29T04:05:45+00:00August 29th, 2022|Theology|Comments Off on Pulling People In, Or Pushing Them Out?

A Tolerance for Ambiguity

Back in the early 70’s, I produced a worship songbook titled, “Gonna Shout For Joy.” It included several pages talking about the work and make up of worship, plus some original songs to be used [...]

By |2022-08-02T22:21:11+00:00July 31st, 2022|Theology|Comments Off on A Tolerance for Ambiguity

Rumors of War

I’m trying to wrap my head around war. I don’t think I get it. I abhor war. It goes against every cell in my body. The first war I remember was the Vietnam War. I [...]

By |2022-03-12T19:21:26+00:00March 12th, 2022|Current Events|Comments Off on Rumors of War

The Unknown God

In the 17th chapter of Acts, the author, Luke, tells us about Paul’s experience in Athens, Greece. As he wandered around the city, he was stupefied to find so many idols to a variety of [...]

By |2022-04-21T18:00:26+00:00February 19th, 2022|Theology|Comments Off on The Unknown God
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