Last week I spoke in favor of both Peter Rollins. I really am a fan of what he is up to and what people think that he is up to. But there is also something that concerns me. It only shows up once in a while, but when it pokes through - I really get uncomfortable. In this latest podcast, it … Read more about Empty Places and the need for prophets
I saw two interesting bits of controversy this past week. I wasn't necessarily surprised by either of them but I was disturbed by the way they overlapped. The first item was a post as part of a series at Pangea (on Patheos). This one was reeling over the evangelical credibility of C.S. Lewis. … Read more about Is ANYone evangelical enough anymore?
Religions need revision. This is even true of made up ones! Scientology has been in the news over the past months for all the wrong reasons: splinter groups, rival factions, money issues, coercive strategies for intimidating dissenters, and even heated theological debates. [check out last week’s … Read more about True Religion: always revising renovating and reviving
Tired of the normal theology conversation? Does one more systematic account of everything sound....boring....overdone....and UGH? Then maybe you need a little more game in your theology or perhaps a little more story rockin or even better A NEW LANGUAGE! Ok so learning anew language sounds … Read more about Remixing Theology with Adam English: Homebrewed Christianity 108
My friend is preaching this weekend in a place where they have heard it all before. She has been given John 3 as a text and has asked for some fresh ideas / language about “beginning to participate in the kingdom of God”. I threw out the following three ideas but thought that a wiki-approach … Read more about WIKI-sermon help: John 3
Last weekend the LA Times had a review of Miroslav Volf’s upcoming book on Christian and Muslim theological concerns. It is well worth your 5 minutes to read. Volf is a renowned Christian thinker and is supremely well respected in my circles. For him to be addressing this topic is noteworthy in … Read more about Islam, Volf and the future of the world
I watched the live- webcast of the Rob Bell interview about his new book "Love Wins" and blogged a couple of thoughts on it at an Everyday Theology. It got a good response so I thought I would post it here. In case you had not seen the webcast, you can watch the video of the event here Here are … Read more about Rob Bell Wins