Hey Hey Ho Ho – the Status Quo has got to go!

in light of the current protests.   A few weeks ago Joerg Rieger cautioned about a type of Christianity that was a cheerleader for the system, that reinforced the status quo, and participated in society in way that strengthened Empire. I have said before I come from a background where this type … Read more about Hey Hey Ho Ho – the Status Quo has got to go!

From Apologetics to Apologizing: the liberal and the future of the church

I have migrated - both theologically and geographically - from where I was raised. My move from the east to the west coast was mirrored by a similar (and more than symbolic) move in theology. I grew up with Josh McDowell being the most reasonable (pun intended) voice of faith. I even went to the … Read more about From Apologetics to Apologizing: the liberal and the future of the church

What’s in a name? Branding and control

Over the past month we have been engaged in  a vibrant conversation here about the labels of Liberal, Evangelical, Progressive, and Emergent. Here is a set links for those wanting to get up to speed.  Liberal Masterclass pod - Nine Nations of Evangelicalism blog  - Progressive is not Liberal blog - … Read more about What’s in a name? Branding and control

Big Tent Sexuality with Brian Ammons & Richard Rohr

At the first two Big Tent Christianity events Brian Ammons became the attendee favorite!  On top of being a Duke professor, progressive Baptist church planter, blogger, and tweeter, Brian is a wonderful friend I am pumped to play a part in getting his voice out and about.  Here Brian drops a guide … Read more about Big Tent Sexuality with Brian Ammons & Richard Rohr

Defining the Secular: A Public Voice for the Church in a Post-Christian Century

I was making an afternoon run through Facebook when I noticed that one of our fearless leaders, Mr. Fuller, posted a quite salient comment by Rep. Rangel on the state of religious organizations and health care (the responses to which I would encourage you to read as they’re quite interesting and … Read more about Defining the Secular: A Public Voice for the Church in a Post-Christian Century

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