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
Len Sweet @ Kingdom Nexus, April 14th
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
What Does the Postmodern Negro and PoMo Pirate have in Common?
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?
My third or fourth love
After God, Alecia, and maybe Pebbles comes my love for cigars. Here is the shrine I keep in my office. … Read more about My third or fourth love
Pirates and Empire?
This was hilarious. Thanks Chad for sending it. It is like a new school house rock diddy. Peace. … Read more about Pirates and Empire?
Christian….what does that mean?
Christian....what does that mean? I guess I may have never thought this was a question that needed to be answered, but here is why I ask. I was talking the other day with a longtime friend of mine. He didn’t grow up with ‘religious’ parents, so all he got was a heavy dose of southern civil … Read more about Christian….what does that mean?
The Wired Parish Weight Loss Plan
Wired Parish is my weight loss plan. You probably have two questions. What is wired parish and how does it lead to weight loss. Well Wired Parish is a super sweet podcast network that I subscribe to. Every week itunes automatically downloads new episodes from a variety cool and relevant shows … Read more about The Wired Parish Weight Loss Plan
Bill Leonard Makes Me Smile!
Here is an interview Baptist Today did of my divinity school Dean. It kicks metaphorical buttocks. Enjoy. … Read more about Bill Leonard Makes Me Smile!
Sweet Barth Quote
Originally spotted by Ben MyersGod so loved'...not the Christian, but...'the world'. 'I am the light of the world', says the Lord, and by His own self-giving He passes the light on to His disciples: 'Ye are the light of the world!' It is the duty of the real Church to tell and show the world what it … Read more about Sweet Barth Quote
Rauschenbusch "Why I am a Baptist"
PreludeWhy am I a Baptist? Well, at the outset, because VV my father was one. He was a Lutheran minister in Germany; he came to America, got into contact with the Baptists, found in their teachings the truths that he had been groping for and, under great loss of position and trouble of soul, became … Read more about Rauschenbusch "Why I am a Baptist"