This summer I am interning with the local baptist association and their church plants. One of my jobs is writing up a brief description of a potential emerging community that could be used to help explain it to church people who may not know anything about the emergent movement so that they have … Read more about EMERGING COMMUNITY VISION pt.1
The Best Two Profs on Planet EarthMy Pannenberg MinionMy favorite 2 div students (who happen to be my wife and bro)My Class and Profs … Read more about Graduation
I posted the first segment of Len Sweet's audio from the 'Remix\Reboot' event. Check it out. … Read more about Len Sweet Audio pt 1
'When the Western world accepted Christianity, Caesar conquered; and the received text of Western theology was edited by his lawyers...The brief Galilean vision of humility flickered throughout the ages, uncertainly. In the official formulation of the religion it has assumed the trivial form of the … Read more about Whitehead on Caesar-fying God
So a friend and I were in a conversation about Christology, which is just the fancy word for theology about the person (how human\divine stuff works out) and the work (what was accomplished in Christ). I promised I would attempt to write a few blog entries that are not completely useless and … Read more about The Gospels, Jesus, and Christology
Joint Session of the Open and Relational Theologies Unit and the Christian Systematic Theology Group“Radical Orthodoxy and Process Theology”Chairs: Thomas Jay Oord & James K. Smith-- Graham Ward, “The Bride of Christ: Creation, Christology, Ecclesiology”-- Catherine Keller, “Reciprocating Gifts: … Read more about Why I Need to find $ to go to AAR in november.
The Good: I am done with div school in 2 weeksThe Bad: The Heat are not in the NBA playoffs any moreThe Something: I preached today at New community and you can hear it. … Read more about The Good, The Bad, and the Something
PostProtoTheoEpistemic ProjectilicitinessOr, The things you will never talk to your congregation about unless you care about Jesus really mattering in the WorldSenior Projects:Tripp Fuller“Becoming Jesus’ Church in the Post-Colonial World: Reframing the Mission and Power of God”Corbin Boekhaus'I am … Read more about Project Presentation
Christ points the Church toward the Kingdom of God that is beyond the Church. To the degree that the Church follows his pointing and heeds his reminder, the Kingdom of God will manifest itself through the Church. But note that this is quite different from attributing to the Church in its … Read more about Pannenberg on the Church and the Kingdom
'True love nurtures wholeness, granting to the beloved the authenticity and independence of his existence. Creative love does not ask the beloved for his dependency but for his personhood...the eyes of love perceive yet unrealized possibilities...Love, on the one hand, envisions in the beloved the … Read more about Pannenberg on ‘The Beloved"
What does a post-colonial theology of the church look like? A Big and important question, but here is one place to start. The first verse of the first (oldest) gospel about JC. The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, Son of God Mark 1:1 This passage is the beginning Mark’s gospel and … Read more about Church Identity in a Post-Colonial World: Mark 1:1
How do you draw more attention to the emerging movement? Like This. If you say blanket statements like the emerging church is 'one of the most dangerous and deceptive movements to infiltrate the ranks of Southern Baptist life,' you could think that might be an overstatement of fearful dread over … Read more about Emerging Fear and the SBC