Link Someone please give us a caption. … Read more about There is a metaphor in here somewhere. Which is better, decay or restoration? Caption this.
I just wanted to share a powerful Calvin and Hobbes comic I saw this morning. … Read more about A reflection on death from Calvin and Hobbes
Last week, I was involved in a "preach off" at church and was asked to give a sermon in only seven words. I was given the internet and five minutes. I was allowed to share a pic and a scripture passage. This was the result. "There is plenty if we share." Scripture: Acts 2:42-47 I dropped … Read more about Seven-word sermon
This is a fantastic episode. And you should listen to it. What is the state of the Emergent Church? And what does David Hosselhoff have to do it with it? How does an ecclesiologist relate to all that is going on in American Christianity? These questions and more are addressed in this … Read more about Dr. Jones returns: Homebrewed 105
Welp, today is the rapture. And I got left behind. It seems all my friends did too. If we're going to live here together, let's try to fix this place up — shall we, roomies? Here's a good read from my and Tripp's former professor, Dr. Bill Leonard. Tomorrow I'm posting audio from my sermon … Read more about Left behind.
This was my meditation for our church email this week. For Youth Sunday, I'm preaching on the Good Samaritan. There’s a woman named Grace who lives on my street in the Tenderloin District, San Francisco. When I say she lives on my street, I mean that literally — she's homeless. I pass her … Read more about Grace
Short version of this post: J. Wilson undertook a 46-day beer-only fast for Jesus, followed by a bacon smoothie on Easter Sunday. Holy Doppelbock, Batman! Over a year ago, on the podcast, I mentioned that I was brewing a delicious doppelbock — and that it was traditionally brewed and consumed by … Read more about A beer-only fast for Lent
In 2008, Pastor Craig Goodwin and his young family embarked on a year-long experiment to consume only what was local, used, homegrown, or homemade. In Year of Plenty, Goodwin shares the winsome story of how an average suburban family stumbled onto the cultural cutting edge of locavores, backyard … Read more about Craig Goodwin’s Year of Plenty: Homebrewed Christianity 99
I love that I'm a part of a worshiping community where the pastor's four-year-old runs around the pulpit while she preaches. I was supposed to have a staff meeting after, but told her that we need to postpone it because I was mad at her…her sermon on justice stepped on my toes too much. I was … Read more about Did they kill him too? Powerful story from This American Life for MLK Day
This is based on a really complex algorithm I developed based on views, shares, and comments on Homebrewed. Actually, I just compared all of these things and threw this together rather arbitrarily. Let us know if I left out one of your favorites and what you want to see more of. Sorry, no time … Read more about Ten popular posts and five podcasts you might have missed in 2010
We're closing out 2010 in a big way by continuing the Christology series with Douglas Ottati. Professor Ottati is the Craig Family Distinguished Professor in Reformed Theology and Justice Ministry at Davidson College in North Carolina. In conversation with the reformed tradition, he takes a … Read more about Douglas Ottati on a Christology of the Heart: Homebrewed Christianity 89
...As therefore, the Holy Scriptures in many places not only admit but actually require a different explanation for what seems to be the literal one, it seems to me that they ought to be reserved for the last place in mathematical discussions. For they, like nature, owe their origin to the Divine … Read more about Galileo responds to science skeptics