Does Postmodern Theology Risk Becoming What It “Hates?”

StN-head

I’ve been getting ready to head out to speak at the Subverting the Norm conference this past week or so, and in preparing, I’ve been talking though my presentations with my wife, Amy. Basically, the conference is a dive into the roiling waters of postmodern theological thought, with the aim of addressing the question of [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails, “Old Testament Sex” Edition (1 of 2)

There's this one position called the "Heber," where your partner drives a tent stake through your head at the end. Not pretty.

I’m so full-up on church signs that I’m offering a double dose for Easter. Enjoy this, the first of two installments. [Read more...]

Church Sign Epic Fails “Bunny Love” Edition

It's my fault, guys. I totally forgot to pour nard all over his feet before he rode that guinea pig into town. (Theology nerd humor alert!).

Folks ask me how I find so many of these signs. Turns out if you leave them alone, they just multiply on their own. I’m drowning in the things!!!   [Read more...]

My Son, The Holy Heretic

Christian

I’m taking an early Spring Break this week and will be running a guest blogger series featuring some of my favorite writers. Today meet retired business woman, writer and my mom, Linda Brendle.                     Christian sometimes says he’s the product of an atheist and a Southern [Read More...]

Subverting the Norm II: Can Postmodern Theology Live in the Churches?

Subverting the Norm II

I’m taking an early Spring Break this week and will be running a guest blogger series featuring some of my favorite writers. Today meet writer, speaker and pastor, the Rev. Dr. Phil Snider.       Those who follow me on Twitter can pretty much attest to the fact that I am incredibly excited about [Read More...]

Beer Saved My Faith

I’m taking an early Spring Break this week and will be running a guest blogger series featuring some of my favorite writers. Today meet educator, author and home-brewer Anderson Campbell.  In 2011, I was fired from a church because of differences with the senior leadership. Being fired from any job is a trying experience. Being [Read More...]

Heartbroken Atheist Mama

I’m taking an early Spring Break this week and will be running a guest blogger series featuring some of my favorite writers. Today meet author and speaker Margot Starbuck. After enjoying Amy Julia Becker’s blog at Patheos last week, I wandered out of the safety and comfort of the “evangelical” zone and landed at The [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails, “Surgically Altered” Edition

This is officially the most awesome church sign fail I've ever found. Oh, and P.S., I asked them, and circumcision apparently doesn't count.

There are only two things I can’t stand: people who are intolerant of other cultures, and the Dutch… Church Sign Epic Fails, “Show Me the Money” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, “Apocalypse Now” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, “Mormons Rock” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, “Family Values” Edition Church Sign Epic Fails, “Pass the Ammo” [Read More...]


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