Grant Barnes, aka Grantimus Maximus, aka The Nerdcore Theologian. Currently, he is a PhD Candidate at the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley, California. He is a graduate of Perkins School of Theology with a Masters Degree in Divinity. He graduated from Texas State University Cum Laude with a Bachelor's degree in English, minor in History. He watches way too many movies, reads too many books, listens to too much music, and plays too many video games to ever join the mundane reality people claim is the "Real World." He rejects your reality, and replaces it with a vision of what could be, a better one, shaped by his love for God.
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Tag Archives: Easter
Light that we can make is such a fleeting experience.
A fire can be incredibly powerful. Fires can rage, and consume vast portions of the countryside. It can cook food, warm a house, and bear light against terrible darkness.
And yet it is so dependent upon certain conditions. Continue reading
The following sermon was delivered Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. Enjoy! –Grant, the Nerdcore Theologian 16 When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they could go and anoint Jesus’ dead … Continue reading
Over the season of Lent, we did a series on the Renegade Gospel. But Lent is over now. Jesus is Risen, and risen indeed… so what next? What next is definitely a big question to tackle in the Easter season. … Continue reading
I don’t know if you know this, but I like to read a lot, and I like to read a lot about the bible. I like reading about faith, about new and different theories in interpreting scripture. However, one of … Continue reading
Miracles are a subject of much controversy in the Christian world. Also, the sky is blue, the grass is green, and the Pope lives in Rome. None of this is news. In fact, it is such old news, that people … Continue reading
There is little in the world as rare or as fragile as having more than one person being completely clear and in agreement with one another. If that ever happens, I will guarantee you that it doesn’t last long. It’s … Continue reading