Mega Blogger Mike Morrell is on a quest to get healthy before turning 30 and assisting him in that process is the ROM. The ROM is one crazy and efficient machine. Since the HBC's podcast featuring Bill Mallonee is a 'Must Listen' to this link legend, I decided to try a little something.....I tried … Read more about Mike Morrell’s ROM workout just got better!
What is the Transforming Theology project?
I have been spending a bunch of time recently working on the Transforming Theology project and am excited to finally get to the point where I get to share some of the stuff I have been up to. The project is more than a means to money while in a PhD program but a part of my Christian vocation and … Read more about What is the Transforming Theology project?
For the Love of God
Here's a little anthem to my own depravity. This particular trip to hopeless lane was initiated by a little dead-end theodicy thinking, a blunt realization of my passive participation in systemic injustice, and the recognition that I didn't have the courage, energy, faith, or what ever I needed to … Read more about For the Love of God
Bill Mallonee of the Vigilantes of Love: Homebrewed Christianity 42
Bill Mallonee of the Vigilantes of Love joins us this week for a great discussion on his journey as a singer-song writer. As a Bill Mallonee faniac (fan + maniac) I am thrilled to spread the word about my favorite song writer to the Homebrewed Christianity Deaconate. During the conversation he … Read more about Bill Mallonee of the Vigilantes of Love: Homebrewed Christianity 42
The Global Titanic Delusion
Either from the history channel or the movie I am sure you are familiar with the tragedy of the titanic. The sinking of the unsinkable ship and the human denial and\or preserved ignorance that exacerbated the tragedy by rejecting the possibility of the ship sinking in both preparation (not enough … Read more about The Global Titanic Delusion
Why God is Against Playing Video Games
It appears even the scientists performing the study were disapointed to find out that those who play video games regularly have poor relationships with their family and friends. Assuming the accuracy of this study it kind of makes the completion of the 16 year in my Madden dynasty an ethcial … Read more about Why God is Against Playing Video Games
Deacon Jo Ann on “A Heretic’s Guide to Eternity”
I sent a dear friend, Homebrewed Christianity Deacon, and regular blog comment author Jo Ann Goodson a copy of 'A Heretic's Guide to Eternity' and she sent me her response to the book. Since I enjoyed the book when it came out and never blogged about it I thought I would share her comments with … Read more about Deacon Jo Ann on “A Heretic’s Guide to Eternity”
Bloggers, We Want YOU!!!!!
Are you a blogger? Are you interested in theology? Do you think theology should transform the life of Christians, Churches, and Creation? Do you like reading books that make you think about these questions? Do you like FREE books? If you are still with me and would be willing to blog … Read more about Bloggers, We Want YOU!!!!!
Judge Wapner and the Trial of Abraham
I was blessed with a ticket to the most postponed trial I know of, Abraham's attempted murder of his son in Genesis 22. The trial was hosted by a wonderful synagogue with the ability to make wrestling with scripture an entertaining 3 hour event. I didn't know what to expect when a friend from my … Read more about Judge Wapner and the Trial of Abraham
Create Your Own Theology, It’s American!
In a couple of recent surveys of American religion some not so radical conclusions were drawn. Wow, Americans like to come up with their own religious ideas! Some Christian people in America have internalized social individualism into their personal theology. I am not sure how surprising this is … Read more about Create Your Own Theology, It’s American!
Why Obama is too smart to be President
So Obama got a ton of flack for asking Rick Warren to pray at his inauguration. The firestorm from it led Rick Warren to end up in the news, discussing how his presence does not mean their beliefs are completely the same and other nice level-headed moderate religious and political statements. Now … Read more about Why Obama is too smart to be President
What needs epiphinating?
Pope Benedict XVI may not be Leo the Great, but in his Epiphany sermon the current Pope addresses some very important issues. The Pope draws attention to a number of pressing ethical issues on the horizon, namely the ecological crisis, the financial meltdown, and the waring conflict of religions. … Read more about What needs epiphinating?