In this week's episode, Christian and Amy talk about autism, families, and ableism in the church. Their son, Mattias, who is on the spectrum, comes on the podcast to talk a little bit about what it's like being on the spectrum, some of the challenges he faces, the most difficult moments in his life, … Read more about Autism, God, and Family
What Does “Church” Mean Today?
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?
On today’s TNT podcast a well-meaning caller tries to close the gap between Tripp and my perspectives by appealing to Whitehead’s process view (minute 55). Let me try to articulate my perspective as quickly and clearly as possible so that there are no misunderstandings – even if you disagree with … Read more about Resurrection-al
Flipped LIVE w/ Doug Pagitt & Heatherlyn
Doug Pagitt has FLIPPED his view of God and thinks that you should too! In this episode, Doug and Heatherlyn join Tripp and Bo at the Loft LA for conversation and presentation about turning our notion of God on its head. Check out Heatherlyn's FaceBook page and Website for more of her music. … Read more about Flipped LIVE w/ Doug Pagitt & Heatherlyn
The Problem With The Future Is Its Past (part 1)
The Future Of Christian Theology was purchased with great anticipation. I had read David Ford before and appreciated his innovative and insightful perspective. Gordon Kaufman’s Theology For A Nuclear Age has probably been the most influential book I have read outside my reading for school. Most … Read more about The Problem With The Future Is Its Past (part 1)
Sex Is Not Simple
Sexuality and spirituality have been on my mind as we prepare for tonight’s Level Ground Film Festival. I am very aware of the cultural conversation that continues to circle around marriage equality and issues related to legal matters. As a pastor and theologian, my concern is more specifically … Read more about Sex Is Not Simple
Theology for the People: Publishing, Emergent and God
Tripp sits down with Tony Jones to chat about the new series with Fortress Press: 'Theology for the People". They chat about everything from the publishing industry to the emergent church - from theological education to the death of God. If you have not heard part 1 of the AAR live event … Read more about Theology for the People: Publishing, Emergent and God
Wrapping Up Advent – The Whole Damned Thing
This has been the most interesting Advent I have ever participated in. Between the High Gravity class following the lectionary texts and the Loft LA delving deep into the season, I have learned and experienced a lot of things that are heavy on my mind as we head into the final week of … Read more about Wrapping Up Advent – The Whole Damned Thing
Exodus: Spoiler Alert
J. Ryan Parker sits down with Bo to talk about the movie Exodus: Gods and Men. Bo had blogged about the footage that he had seen and Ryan came over to chat about it. You can read Parker's article in Relevant Magazine about Ridley Scott's portrayal of God in the movie. … Read more about Exodus: Spoiler Alert
Waiting To See God In The Exodus Movie
A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to see 35 min. of the new Exodus: Gods and Kings. The 10 or so clips that I saw were both visually stunning and action packed. I actually was fairly impressed to be honest. Now, we all know that there are 2 aspects of the movie that are going to garner … Read more about Waiting To See God In The Exodus Movie
PostChristian Piatt Fun!
Christian Piatt of the Homebrewed CultureCast was recently in SoCal to hang with Tripp Fuller and talk about his new book PostChristian: What's left? Can we fix? Do we care? They were joined by Bart Campolo, Peter Rollins and Benjamin Cory to talk about the implications of moving on. Imagine … Read more about PostChristian Piatt Fun!
More On Miracles (Q&R)
Yesterday I got a comment on blog post from 2 years ago. Since this subject comes up frequently, I thought it would be good to respond. I hope you get some sort of update from comments posted on old posts. Indeed I do! Thank you so much for taking the time to write in. I've been trying to work … Read more about More On Miracles (Q&R)