Author Archives: johnshuck

About johnshuck

I am the pastor of Southminster Presbyterian Church in Beaverton, Oregon (Portland Metro). I host a radio show called Religion For Life. I blog at www.shuckandjive.xyz

Gretta Vosper, Author, Minister, Atheist (Classic RFL), January 22-28

Gretta Vosper is a minister in the United Church of Canada.   She identifies herself as “author, minister, atheist.”   She is a minister at the West Hill United Church in Toronto.  She has written a number of books including … Continue reading

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Paul Verhoeven, Jesus of Nazareth (Classic RFL), January 15-21

Film director, Paul Verhoeven has directed over 16 films including  blockbusters such as Robocop, Basic Instinct, and Total Recall.   He has a new film on the horizon about the historical Jesus!  He has already written the book, Jesus of Nazareth.  … Continue reading

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Sarah Sentilles, Breaking Up With God (Classic RFL) January 8-14

Sarah Sentilles broke up with the Creator of the Universe just as she was about to be ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church. She tells all in her book, Breaking Up With God: A Love Story.  In this … Continue reading

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David Galston, Embracing the Human Jesus (Classic RFL), January 1-7

What happens when you bring the historical Jesus to church? In other words, if we strip away the myth from the man and develop a community based on humanistic principles, what would it look like? It might look like the … Continue reading

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Classic Religion For Life

I am moving to Portland, Oregon and will be the minister of Southminster Presbyterian Church beginning January 1st, 2015. As I arrive and settle in I will find a new home to produce Religion For Life.  Until then, for the next … Continue reading

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Wayne Winkler, Walking Toward the Sunset, December 25-31

Wayne Winkler is the General Manager of WETS and the author of Walking Toward the Sunset:  The Melungeons of Appalachia.  His picture is in the December 2014 issue of Psychology Today as part of a chapter in a book on … Continue reading

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Donald Wagner and Walter Davis, Zionism and the Quest for Justice in the Holy Land, December 18-24

Donald Wagner (pictured) is the National Program Director of Friends of Sabeel:  North America and Walter Davis is co-chair of the education committee of the Israel-Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and professor emeritus at San Francisco Theological Seminary. … Continue reading

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