Five Traits of a False Prophet

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Somehow I’ve had the good fortune until recently not to know who Theresa Caputo, (AKA the Long Island Medium) was. The long and short of it, in case you’ve been similarly privileged, is that she has a reality show and claims to speak to dead people. She also has a book (which I saw in [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails, “God Hates Heavy Metal” Edition

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I was told to dress up as the scariest character I could imagine, so I’m thinking of going with Mark Driscoll…     [Read more...]

Ten Reasons I post Lists

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Every once in a blue moon, I get asked why so many of my blog posts are in list-form. So I figured I’d answer that question with…a list of course! Lists are Popular - Every month, between seventy and ninety percent of my most read blog posts are list-related. So tell me: what would you do? [Read More...]

25 Books Every Christian Should Read (Readers’ Results)

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I invited my readers to contribute to a list of books they felt every Christian should read. Yes, the Bible is not on here, as I felt that one was kind of obvious and goes without saying. So if you’re a Christian and haven’t read the Bible, find a good companion study guide and start [Read More...]

Beer and Hymns: The Video

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Many thanks to Gregg Brekke at Sixview Studios for his fantastic work on this video. For those who have asked what Beer and Hymns is, or how we do it at our church, this should help address some of your questions. Check it out! We first enjoyed Beer and Hymns at Wild Goose Festival in [Read More...]

What is the CANA Initiative? An Interview with McLaren, Spellers and Pagitt

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I can’t count how many times I’ve heard people within mainline Christian churches note that, though they don’t embrace all of the theological positions of their evangelical sisters and brothers, they are impressed by their aptitude for organizing and affecting change on a large scale. At the same time, I see thousands converge at festivals [Read More...]

Survey: 25 Books Every Christian Should Read

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Which books (aside from the Bible) should every Christian read? Don’t have to be explicitly Christian books: just things we folks interested in this Jesus guy should have our noses in. Add your favorites, be sure to VOTE for the ones on the list you like, and share this list with others who might enjoy [Read More...]

postChristian: What’s Left? Can We Fix It? Do We Care?

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Excited to share the cover of my upcoming book with Jericho Books, called postChristian: What’s Left? Can We Fix It? Do We Care?. The book comes out in hardback August 2014, and following is the working blurb from the Jericho site: Christian Piatt had a Bible (literally) thrown at him when he was kicked out [Read More...]


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