Do people know that the Immaculate Conception wasn’t Jesus? I didn’t.

Two things that you should know up front: #1 as someone raised Evangelical - I love Christmas.  Now that I am working in a Mainline church - I am warming up to Advent. #2 I am not a Catholic Scholar so what I am about to say is my own little theory about coming to this party late.  Do people … Read more about Do people know that the Immaculate Conception wasn’t Jesus? I didn’t.

Weaving History, Context, and Innovation into Christianity: a rockin’ theology

I was away on a youth service trip last week and upon my return had the opportunity to listen to the Barry Taylor podcast from last week’s live show. It sounded great and I was sorry to have missed it. About 23 minutes in to The Theology of Rock, Barry Taylor talks about the play between the … Read more about Weaving History, Context, and Innovation into Christianity: a rockin’ theology

Of Creeds and Lean-tos: thoughts on temporary shelters

I am a big fan of the early churches’ creeds. I appreciate them for their historical significance, for the trajectory that they provide, and for their value as snapshots in the formation of the tradition. In fact, as a contextual theologian, I adore them as amazing time-capsules of expressions … Read more about Of Creeds and Lean-tos: thoughts on temporary shelters

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