St. Jerome said that “For all riches proceed from injustice, and unless one has lost, the other cannot find. So this proverb seems to me most true: either a rich man is unjust or he has inherited from an unjust man.” Here we see that the ultimate evil of riches is relational. … Read more about St. Jerome on wealth
This was not the first time Patrick and I had this conversation. He left a small rural town and showed up at the University with a Gideon’s Bible in his glove compartment, the Roman’s road written on a note card in his wallet, hundreds of Contemporary Christian CD’s that sound just like ‘the real … Read more about A Refreshing Conversation
SO Zach and I are doing a little ditty at the state CBF meeting next week. It is based on part of my current project I am writing 'Becoming Jesus’ church in the post-colonial world:reframing the mission and power of God.' It is a post-colonial theology of the church that is based on a … Read more about Tripp goes to a CBF meeting
Check it out here. There is some more discussion from the audience here, but Tony will tell you that everyone is a relativist. … Read more about McKnight and Tony pt.2
There aren't two categories of people.There aren't some that were born to have everything,leaving the rest with nothing, and a majority that has nothingand cannot taste the happiness that God was created for all. The Christian society that God wantsis one in which we share the goodnessthat God has … Read more about Romero Quote for thought
Check out these sweet lectures. Moltmann makes me happy. … Read more about Moltmann Rocks!
April 14th I am starting a new endeavor, Kin-dom Nexus. Basically I am going to organize “more-intimate-than-a” conference type things with authors and artists. The goal is to create more conversational engagement between people, which is code for talking about things that matter while having fun. … Read more about Len Sweet Fun
This is the first part of a two part interview of Scot McKnight interviewing Tony Jones from the 'Keeping Jesus Revolutionary' conference at UNCG last weekend. Here you will hear Tony say what he would do if he was President, tell his born-again experience at a camp 'cry night,' emergent evangelism, … Read more about Scot McKnight interviews Tony Jones
This is a sweet picture of Zach and I hanging with Scot McKnight and Tony Jones this weekend at our conversation weekend we put on. The weekend was awesome and I will post some mp3s of the conversations and talk about them then, once I get a new chord that wont' hiss at me. For now I wanted to let … Read more about
The Kingdom Nexus is something I am working on in Raleigh and will hopefully work to create space for a local people to develop a Kingdom Imagination. The first event will be in April with Len Sweet and is titled 'Remix and Reboot: Becoming Jesus' Church in the 21st Century.' If you are within … Read more about Len Sweet @ Kingdom Nexus, April 14th
Soon the audio of Scot McKnight's Interview with Tony Jones will be posted. If you are interested in the Emergent\ing Movement\Church you will want to hear it. Tony does not pull the infamous 'emergent' move and respond to a direct question by talking around it for 10 minutes. I will try to get … Read more about Prepare Yourself
Tonight I chatted to Anthony Smith (postmodern negro) and it was just flat out energizing. We are both involved in the emergent conversation and so we were talking about random conversations we have gotten in with interested onlookers trying to figure it out and came to two general things that need … Read more about What Does the Postmodern Negro and PoMo Pirate have in Common?