The Only “Progress” Allowed: Techno-Utilitarians for Jesus

Years ago, Lutheran historical theologian Martin Marty participated in a decade long project exploring fundamentalisms worldwide . One of the most interesting (albeit paradoxical) of his findings was their extreme openness to technological advancements as tools. Cutting edge technology is openly … Read more about The Only “Progress” Allowed: Techno-Utilitarians for Jesus

Shane Hipps is Selling Water by the River #LifeJCPromised

Shane Hipps on the podcast discussing his new book Selling Water by the River.   Shane and I met at the Big Tent Christianity event in Phoenix where we found out we shared an interest in emergent evolutionary styled thinking.  He was not only the tag-team partner of Rob Bell at Mars Hill but before … Read more about Shane Hipps is Selling Water by the River #LifeJCPromised

What If Rob Bell Planted Another Church? (hint: Eucharist)

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)

Rob Bell, that new show with Carlton Cuse & Post-Mars Hill Goodies [Podcast ep.168]

Rob Bell is back on the podcast.  He is no longer a Grand Rapids resident, a congregational minister, or wearing black framed glasses!!! In the past year he moved to Orange County and has been busy working on the pilot of a new TV show with Carlton Cuse from Lost.  Rob threw out the idea of … Read more about Rob Bell, that new show with Carlton Cuse & Post-Mars Hill Goodies [Podcast ep.168]

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