So I now have the internet here in my new SoCall home. Alecia and I's new home is clean and looking like a house with all the boxes unpacked. Tonight was the first night things seemed normal so I decided to blog after Alecia went to sleep, but I will save content for later. Instead I just want … Read more about Back in the Saddle Again!
Faith and Politics Through Church History with Bill Leonard: Homebrewed Christianity ep.28
Part Two of the HBC Faith and Politics series features Bill Leonard, Church Historian and Dean of Wake Forest University's School of Divinity. In a single hour you will be taken through the relationship of faith and politics in church history with a master historian. As you will see, there are a … Read more about Faith and Politics Through Church History with Bill Leonard: Homebrewed Christianity ep.28
Walter Brueggemann on the ‘Prophetic Imagination’ for our Political Situation: Homebrewed Christianity ep.27
This is week one of the Faith & Politics series here at Homebrewed Christianity. We hope this series does a little bit to contribute to a broadening of the political conversation within the church. Dr. Brueggemann begins by walking through his famous book 'The Prophetic Imagination,' zeros in … Read more about Walter Brueggemann on the ‘Prophetic Imagination’ for our Political Situation: Homebrewed Christianity ep.27
The Emerging Church with Bruce Sanguin: Homebrewed Christianity ep.26
Bruce Sanguin, author of 'The Emerging Church' and pastor of Canadian Memorial Church, joins us this week for a discussion of his book and the transformative process he facilitated in his congregation. Since I posted a review of the book on the Emergent Village blog I don't have a whole bunch to say … Read more about The Emerging Church with Bruce Sanguin: Homebrewed Christianity ep.26
Prayer For Ordinary Radicals=Powerful Book
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and Shane Claiborne do those of us who struggle to live the life of an ordinary radical a favor in their new book 'Becoming the Answer to Our Prayers: Prayer for Ordinary Radicals.' In this inspirational feast of stories, prayers from church history, and biblical … Read more about Prayer For Ordinary Radicals=Powerful Book
Observations from “The Great Emergence”
Phyllis Tickle's newest book is being blogged about all over the place, so I thought I would link to some of my favorite posts and\or comment streams under the posts and then throw out some observations or questions that ran through my mind as I read through the book. I read the book in one sitting … Read more about Observations from “The Great Emergence”
Why We Fail To See God (sermon)
\'Why We Fail to See God\' This is the audio from my sermon a couple weeks ago in California. Since it is only 15 minutes I like to think of it as a 'spiritual reflection,' because I tend on other occassions to just be getting started. Then again it was good enough to get me a job. It was fun to … Read more about Why We Fail To See God (sermon)
Mark Scandrette wants you to Graffiti your Soul: Homebrewed Christianity ep.25
Mark Scandrette, co-founder of Reimagine, member of Seven, and author of Soul Graffiti, joins us this week with a podcast that is as cool and inspiring as San Fran. Chad got to talk with Mark in his home, so I had to listen to it in envy. I really enjoyed meeting Mark when he came to NC for the … Read more about Mark Scandrette wants you to Graffiti your Soul: Homebrewed Christianity ep.25
Going to California….
Soon Aleica, Elgin, and I will be in California. I would write more about it but I am tired from boxing up all my books, so you will have to go to Alecia's blog for all the info and pictures. Who knows how blogging will work before we move in but the podcasts will be posted. … Read more about Going to California….
Phyllis Tickle’s “The Great Emergence”
Phyllis Tickle's newest book, 'The Great Emergence,' just came out and it is worth the wait. It was one of the books I pre-ordered on amazon, so its arrival was a welcome surprise. I have been looking forward to this book since I first met Phyllis and her husband Sam at an event put on by Fred … Read more about Phyllis Tickle’s “The Great Emergence”
Postmodernism 101 with Heath White: Homebrewed Christianity ep. 24
This week we are joined by Heath White, professor of Philosophy at UNCW, where we get a listener friendly introduction to postmodernity. On top of teaching philosophy, Heath is a committed Christian who wrote a book for his minister brother-in-law to help him understand postmodernism. The book, … Read more about Postmodernism 101 with Heath White: Homebrewed Christianity ep. 24
Whiteheadian Witticisms: Peace, the Gift of God
This quote is from the end of 'Adventure of Ideas' and edited by Cobb: Peace is primarily a trust in the efficacy of Beauty. This trust in self-justification of Beauty introduces faith, where reason fails to reveal the details. And this trust finally comes as a gift. The gift of trust comes … Read more about Whiteheadian Witticisms: Peace, the Gift of God