In this bonus track Bo chats with Micky Jones about the now infamous Rachel Held Evans post on CNN Religion about young people leaving the church. Then Bo and Tripp chat about what the topic means as youth pastors at Mainline churches. These two conversation were originally recorded earlier … Read more about TNT bonus track: Young People & the Church
In what may be their biggest get thus far, the CultureCast welcomes author, NPR contributor, and Esquire editor-at-large A.J. Jacobs to the show. On topic: A.J.'s latest book, Drop Dead Healthy, in which he chronicles the vastly different ways humans can bring their bodies to peak health, and how it … Read more about A. J. Jacobs, Drop Dead Healthy, Reddit’s nastiest troll, & more Cultural Hottness [CultureCast 12]
This past weekend I got to participate in one of best and most interesting experiences of my christian life - Wild Goose West. This was the festival’s first venture to the left coast and it did not disappoint! Billed as an intersection of 'Art, Justice, Music and Spirituality', the Goose brought … Read more about Wild Goose or Mild Goose?
Trayvon Martin, Creation Ex Nihilo, Rachel Held Evans, & a Violent God: Why the Short Story is a Violent One
It has been quite a contentious week for God on the internet! Here is a quick snapshot: This week the parents of Trayvon Martin rejected the apology from George Zimmerman. According to CBS News: The parents of Trayvon Martin say they have a hard time accepting George Zimmerman's nationally … Read more about Trayvon Martin, Creation Ex Nihilo, Rachel Held Evans, & a Violent God: Why the Short Story is a Violent One
Rachel Held Evans had a post last month that she has graciously allowed us to utilize here. In this week's TNT podcast, Tripp and I are going to talking about Jesus & His (S)words - which should be fun as Tripp lays the smack down on a pacifist metaphysic - but, as a pastor type, I also … Read more about Leaving the Church – Staying at Church
The John Piper controversy from last week was too much for me to deal with. I don't even have the energy to attempt to respond to that level of simplistic, inane thinking. Two things: #1 If you want to read an amazing response to Piper (via Rachel Held Evans) then check out HBC Deacon Austin … Read more about Women you’ll Want to Read
In recent weeks both Tim Tebow and Marc Driscoll have been hot button topics of conversation in my circles. The whole thing peaked this week when Tebow was knocked out of the playoffs and Driscol was interviewed on a popular British radio show. In the Driscoll interview (he was going after the … Read more about Jesus loves you … some more than others?
In this half-hour, Tripp and Bo chat about last week's: podcast with Dr. John Cobb Calvin blog with Rachel Held Evans Granny blog with Kurt Willems Paul Capetz on Calvin Tony Jones blog on Prayer It is a wild and woolly 30 minutes as they prepare for the 2012 Emergent Village … Read more about TNT: Prayer and Process reaction
Our friend Rachel Held Evans (podcast with her is here) posted a blog by our own Tripp Fuller that got an amazing response (287 comments at this posting). Tripp responded all day Friday, I did quick responses Saturday and Sunday night. I thought it would it would be fun to post them all here as a … Read more about Rachel Responses
Some exciting things have been happing in this little corner of the conversation : Rachel Held Evans put up Tripp's blog about how God is not omnipotent Our TNT podcast about why people should come to the Emergent Conversation this month is getting great feedback. People are finding … Read more about Entry level Process
This was a week of controversy in the Blogosphere – at least in my neck of the woods. The topic of gender, femininity, and sexuality were the touch points. I am going to highlight 3 controversial blogs from this week … but first I want to acknowledge that it mirrored (albeit in a much smaller … Read more about Heaven – we have a problem! (with sexuality)
Rachel Held Evans is the coolest evangelical blogger on planet earth. I had this idea to try Video Blogging with her about random stuff that comes up in the online world. Here's our first attempt and I would love to hear your thoughts and, if it's worth doing, some other topics and such to … Read more about Sex, Science, & Salvation with Rachel Held Evans (RATT pt.1)