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
Islam, Volf and the future of the world
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
Brian McLaren: Naked Spirituality
I went through a leadership program with a man who was a chaplain for the Georgia State Troopers. In the midst of his various and sorted stories of wild calls that Police have to respond to, from time to time somebody would show up in the story without any cloths on. My Trooper friend would stop at … Read more about Brian McLaren: Naked Spirituality
Jigsaw Puzzle or House of Cards?
Here is a sweet metaphor from The Economist article 'The clouds of unknowing' last month: Whether your impression is dominated by the whole or the holes will depend on your attitude to the project at hand. You might say that some see a jigsaw where others see a house of cards. Jigsaw types have in … Read more about Jigsaw Puzzle or House of Cards?