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Seasons of the Soul

The Great Unraveling Toward Love

There is an ancient wisdom story from the desert fathers: "Do not feed the heart what does not nourish the heart."

Faith Forward

Pilgrimage to Ferguson

Derrick and I marched. We prayed. We listened. And we wept. We walked the streets of Ferguson with hundreds of young people audacious enough to believe we can end racism.

Edges of Faith

#IfTheyGunnedMeDown, Who Do You Say That I Am?

A meditation I wrote after hearing this past Sunday’s lectionary text with new ears from listening to so many voices regarding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson.

Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome

Dear College Freshmen: 10 Things I Wish I'd Known My First Week of College

You will break. The God, religion, worldview or philosophy you grew up with will break. And that’s okay. 

John Shore

Combating the Downward Pull of Christian Negativity

Negativity is an imbalance in Le’ Force Grande. And how do you right an imbalance? You put your hand out, and tip the scale the other way.

Faith Forward

For Now, Young Black Males Matter ... Until the Cameras Go Off

These young brothers that you see on the streets will do whatever it takes to keep the attention going and the cameras rolling, because for now, they matter.

Sarah Over the Moon

White Feminists: It's Time to Question Our Trust in the Police

Even though I have a lot of privilege, I have have learned through my own experiences and through listening to others that the police are not my friend.


Love Anyway: A Mom's Thoughts on First Days

Of all the moms I am—and believe me, I do not always like the mom that I am–I never want to be the mom who tells my kids not to love too much.

Christian Piatt

Five Reasons Post-Christianity Is Good for Us

Why the decline of Christianity in the western world is actually good news for Christians.

Why I Still Talk to Jesus - In Spite of Everything

McLaren and Schaeffer Get Frank about Faith: A Video Q&A

Live from the Wild Goose Festival, Brian McLaren and Frank Schaeffer get real about what is means to be a Christian in the world today.

Progressive Christian Video Gallery

When the Game Stands Tall - Official Trailer

Frank Schaeffer and Brian McLaren: Conversations about Change

John and Catherine Shore: NALT Christians

Brian McLaren on Christian Identity in a Multi-Faith World

Video Courtesy: Jericho Books

Marcus Borg, Brian McLaren, Diana Butler Bass and Others on Progressive Christianity

Video Courtesy: Living the Questions

Beyond the Either/Or God with the Rev. Yvette Flunder

Stanley Hauerwas on Prayer

Video Courtesy: Living the Questions