So I found this theology quix online that will tell you wht theologian you are. What was most surprising to me was not that it told me I was Moltmann with a close Tillich second, but that I got 0% of Augustine. I have always thought that as a Protestant Augustine would always be in the back of my … Read more about Online quizes and theological self-disclosure
I love my church here in Winston. Over the last three years I have come across a number of prophets in the community. There were those who came to visit like James Forbes, “Buzz” Thomas, Paul Fiddes, and John Cobb. Then there are a bunch who serve, share, and worship with me each week. My … Read more about The Photographic Prophet and the Will-to-Heal
A friend sent this picture to me a while ago and I put it on my CPU's background. It has received very diverse responses when plugging myself into a projector for different teaching engagements, so I thought I would see if anyone else got a rise out of it. … Read more about what do you think when you see……
I mentioned this video to a friend and said I would post it here. Enjoy, it isn't that hard. Peace. … Read more about McLaren on Justice, Power, and the Kingdom
Well if my senators (Burr and Dole) and House Rep. (Fox) don't holla back about the farm bill's participation in the exploitation of the Two-Thirds world farmers maybe they will about saving cigars from being lumped into cigarette tax increase. Check it out. … Read more about Save Mr. Stogie
A friend of mine asked a number of his friends what pisses them off about Christianity in the key of USA and so here is what I wrote. What pisses me off...The people of the cross-bearer have become the most efficient cross-builders in human history. This is done through the demonic mixture of … Read more about Barmen Declaration 2.0?
Elgin + St. Francis = fun before bed. At night my son-in-process and I have a little night vigil and maybe a little theological discussion so he starts off on the right (or left, depending on who is judging) foot. Tonight Elgin and I did some reading from St. Francis of Assisi, maybe the coolest … Read more about
SO today I cam across to free theology articles that I support you reading.1. Tony Jones was rejected by Wheaton who decided not to publish his plenary lecture at their theology conference this year. So, go read it and realize just how to combine baseball, the early church fathers, and emerging … Read more about Two Sweet Free Articles
So I got some good books for my birthday, but now I have the trouble of picking which to read first. I generally read two or three at a time, but even then this is a difficult decision. Here they are.1. The Cambridge Companion to Postmodern Theology ed. by Kevin Vanhoozer2. The Fragile Absolute by … Read more about Important Question
Part One, Christocentric Community is here.Sacramental Living: The cultural landscape of modernity created a rigid and attentively maintained distinction between sacred and secular space. In a postmodern context this divide is no longer life giving and so the emerging community will seek to … Read more about Emerging Community Vision pt.2
James K. A. Smith gives an interesting introduction to postmodernity that could work for those with little or no theology\philosophy background. Each chapter focuses on a film that he uses to draw out the meaning behind bumper sticker phrases by the most noted of the deconstructionist philosophers. … Read more about Who’s Afraid of Post-Modernism?
Emergent folks often talk about following Jesus or living in the way of Jesus, but rarely is this phrase followed by story after story of a life in process of Christo-transformation. If you want to hear some of these stories and be challenged by them then go get Mark Scandrette’s new book ‘Soul … Read more about Soul Graffiti