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September 17, 2014
Peter Enns on The Bible , Part I
Peter Enns and I both released important books about the Bible this year. Peter's book...
September 09, 2014
Dear Charisma Media…
Dear Steve Strang, Jennifer LeClaire, Shawn Akers, and Lee Grady, We all make mistakes. As...
August 04, 2014
Israel, Gaza, Sanity, and Insanity (Part 2)
In a previous post, I tried to address an important issue: that we need to address...
July 28, 2014
Israel, Gaza, Insanity and Sanity (Part 1)
This is not a post about who is right and wrong in Israel-Palestine. This is...
July 16, 2014
Q&R: Famous Niebuhr Quote — What Do You Think? (Part 1)
Here's the Question: Hi Brian. I continue to appreciate your facebook postings. They are always...
July 09, 2014
Q&R: Repenting of Our Will to Power?
Here's the Question: Many of us realise that we have tried to control God through...
July 01, 2014
What I Said at the White House
I was invited to be part of a forum on global human rights for LGBT persons on...
June 24, 2014
On Israel, Palestine, and Presbyterian Divestment
Tikkun magazine recently offered these two letters - both by Jewish people concerned about the...
June 09, 2014
We Can Refuse To Be Enemies
We can refuse to be silent. We can refuse double standards. We can refuse to...
May 08, 2014
We Make the Road By Walking (Video)
We Make the Road by Walking: Song from brian mclaren onVimeo. This song explores themes that I also...
April 18, 2014
Good Friday Meditation
This is from my book Everything Must Change: The cross is an even more dramatic narrative...
April 11, 2014
Contraception, Hobby Lobby, and Abortion
Baptist Christian ethicist David Gushee recently wrote a helpful summary and analysis of the Hobby Lobby case...
March 21, 2014
Q&R: Emerging? Progressive?
Here's the Question: Brian, it seems to me that Emerging Christianity and Progressive Christianity are...
March 10, 2014
A Letter to Publix Owners and Management
Dear Publix Leadership, I should begin by saying that I am in almost all ways...
February 25, 2014
Q&R: You, Rob Bell, Donald Miller, and Christianity Today
Here's the Question: Kevin Miller wrote a piece in CT about you, Rob Bell, and Don...
February 04, 2014
Children and Youth Ministry People…
I'm really looking forward to being part of Faith Forward's 2014 gathering in Nashville, May...
January 15, 2014
Q&R: Which Denomination?
Here's the Question: First off thank you for all your great work. You have deeply...
December 05, 2013
Q&R: Multiple Religious Identities?
Here's the Question: Hope you're doing well! I caught your Q&A this morning on Facebook,...
November 19, 2013
Q&R: Calling Myself a Christian
Here's the Question: Just a short question: I have a Christian background, but the way...
November 04, 2013
Experiences in Thailand
Mesa - a new global network of emerging Christian leaders - has had its first...
October 21, 2013
Q & R: Just Some Vague Hope in the Distant Mysterious Future?
Here's the Question: i have read several of your books, the most recent one being...
October 15, 2013
“How Was Worship Yesterday?”
That Monday-morning question kind of makes me cringe. It might be innocent enough, but it...
October 07, 2013
Muslims, Christians, Jews, and Peace (Part 1)
The Al-Shabaab terrorists who slaughtered over 60 fellow human beings in Nairobi’s Westgate Mall tried to spare...
September 18, 2013
Spirituality and Labels
As I've written about elsewhere (especially in Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross...
September 06, 2013
Praying for Peace on Saturday
I'll be joining many others in praying for the situation in Syria on Saturday because...
August 19, 2013
Q&R: How Do you Find a Community of Open-Minded Christians?
Here's the Question: Just finished your book. It REALLY spoke to me. It's where I'm headed in...
August 13, 2013
Home from Wild Goose…
That's Wild Goose in a nutshell - having an Evangelical activist and a Jesuit activist...
August 02, 2013
I have great respect for the work of Muslim intellectual Dalia Mogahed, co-author with John...
July 26, 2013
Big Consequences. Big Opportunities. Big Choices.
I don't often engage in prediction, but here's one I can venture to make, not...
July 18, 2013
Q&R: Responding Charitably
So often, our communication efforts are compromised by our fear of losing. I think we...
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