In this week's episode, Christian and Amy are exploring some questions about church and get a little help from some friends. What does the church mean in the 21st century? What of our identity, systems, or traditions should be preserved or continued? What needs to die? How do you think the … Read more about What Does “Church” Mean Today?
In the most recent episode of Homebrewed Christianity, I asked Rob Bell what he would do if he were starting from scratch again. I was particularly intrigued for three main reasons: 1) I actually am starting a new gathering so I wanted to pick his brain. 2) Bell is so creative and innovative - … Read more about What If Rob Bell Planted Another Church? (hint: Eucharist)
by Dan Hauge As I began to read through Bo’s post, Eucharist Isn’t Enough, the other day, I began to steel myself for disappointment. I feel keenly the problems of consumerism and commodification that Bo talks about, but I have intuitively felt for some time that an emphasis on the Eucharist … Read more about In Remembrance of Me: guest post by Dan Hauge
Yesterday I wrote about my appreciation for a book by John Reader entitled Reconstructing Practical Theology: the Impact of Globalization. I mentioned his use of Zombie Categories and promised to tackle a specific issue today. Globalization and technological developments pose unique challenges … Read more about Eucharist Isn’t Enough: combating consumerism
I have spent that last two weeks reading and shoring up my familiarity with Creation Ex Nihilo and the Trinity respectively. As fascinating as that has been, I have to admit that am speculated out. I can only take so much speculative theology. This is part of why I am so happy to be in the field of … Read more about Zombie Categories and Globalization