A Modest Proposal (and a question for folks who live near Decatur, Georgia)

If you have known me for a while, you know that for almost two years I was involved in a "Christian Mysticism Meetup" group that met every Wednesday night at a church in the Atlanta suburbs. At first we had lots of energy: 20 - 25 people attending each night; but eventually the group withered down to maybe 5 people or so showing up at a time. As I began to have conflicts on the night when the group met (Wednesdays) I let the group go, and that was the end of it. But I told the last few loyal … [Read more...]

Atlanta Christian Mysticism Meetup Scheduled for February 2

The reboot of the Atlanta Christian Mysticism Meetup is underway! We have secured a location and scheduled a date & time for our first meeting, of what I hope will become a monthly occurrence.The Meetup will convene at the Alcove Coffee & Tea Café, 4135 Lavista Rd, Tucker, GA 30084. Alcove is very conveniently located just 2/10 of a mile inside the perimeter off of I-285 exit 37 (LaVista Road exit). We'll meet on Wednesday, February 2 at 7 PM. To help get the conversation rolling, I … [Read more...]

Atlanta Christian Mysticism Meetup

Way back in 2005, I started a Meetup on the topic of Christian Mysticism. I was the organizer of the Atlanta Christian Mysticism Meetup for almost two years, and during that time made a number of new friends, most notably Mike Morrell, who has practically introduced me to the entire Emergent Church Community. I think it's fair to say that The Big Book of Christian Mysticism would never have been read (and endorsed) by people like Brian McLaren and Phyllis Tickle if I hadn't met Mike. So, … [Read more...]


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