The Emerging Church: Day 1

Well, I've learned something. Fran and I are not as young as we once were.We got up our normal time this morning (5 AM Atlanta time = 3 AM Albuquerque time) and got pretty much had our normal morning routine — only at 8:30, instead of leaving for our respective workplaces, we drove off together to catch our outbound flight. Of course, the Atlanta airport is itself a workout, and we probably walked a good two miles (luggage in hand) before we boarded our flight.We arrived in Albuquerque at 1 … [Read more...]

Why the Emerging Church Matters…

I’m writing this while on a Delta jet, flying from Atlanta to Albuquerque. Fran and I are enjoying a rare weekend away from Rhiannon in order to attend the Emerging Church Conference sponsored by the Center for Action and Contemplation. This conference features some of the most dynamics speakers within the Christian community today, including Richard Rohr, Brian McLaren, Shane Claiborne, Phyllis Tickle, and Alexie Torres-Fleming. Organizations like Spiritual Directors’ International and The … [Read more...]

The Emerging Church Conference Webcast

If you can't make it to  Albuquerque this weekend to attend the Emerging Church Conference with Richard Rohr, Phyllis Tickle, Shane Claiborne, Brian McLaren, and Alexie Torres-Fleming, you can still get the experience. The key speakers and panel discussions from the conference are going to be available via a live streaming webcast (and archived for thirty days, which frees you from having to be glued to your monitor the entire weekend). Cost to receive the webcast is only $50 — less than a third … [Read more...]