The Silent White Guy and Invisible Black Women

A record number of people read the post yesterday “Beyonce and the Bigger Question”. I want to thank everyone who commented on the blog, FaceBook and Twitter for making the conversation so fruitful and constructive.  It is a difficult question and we certainly have an issue with race in our … Read more about The Silent White Guy and Invisible Black Women

So God Made a Farmer? and other things that are kinda true

Not feeling so well, I watched the Superbowl alone. When the commercial came on that featured Paul Harvey reading his ‘so God made a farmer’ piece, I thought “nice tribute” - and nothing more. I woke up this morning to find a buzz surrounding the spot - both good and bad. Some are claiming it the … Read more about So God Made a Farmer? and other things that are kinda true

Shane Hipps is Selling Water by the River #LifeJCPromised

Shane Hipps on the podcast discussing his new book Selling Water by the River.   Shane and I met at the Big Tent Christianity event in Phoenix where we found out we shared an interest in emergent evolutionary styled thinking.  He was not only the tag-team partner of Rob Bell at Mars Hill but before … Read more about Shane Hipps is Selling Water by the River #LifeJCPromised

Maybe the Mayans Weren’t Wrong

In all of the hub-bub surrounding the Mayan apocalypse that came and went without incident, it was tough to resist the funny one-liner on Facebook and Twitter. We have become so calloused against the doomsday predictions that have fueled the religious airwaves, TV broadcasts and book sales of the … Read more about Maybe the Mayans Weren’t Wrong

Hipsters and Zombies as the end of civilization

Last week I went down to Tripp’s office to work on some stuff for the podcast. I walked in while he was talking to Jordan and Christian from the Homebrewed Culture Cast. They were recording a segment about zombies and the Walking Dead series. The conversation was great - you will really enjoy … Read more about Hipsters and Zombies as the end of civilization

Fake Picture, Real Prayer and God’s Wrath

So it has begun. Hurricane Sandy is only one day in to its battering of the East and the religious have weighed in.  I will warn you - it's not good. The first thing that caught my attention was a fake picture of 'the storm' over NYC I was introduced to this photo by a worker at our … Read more about Fake Picture, Real Prayer and God’s Wrath

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