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February 15, 2012
Hottest Topics of the Past Month
I decided it was kind of fun to go back and see what folks are...
February 06, 2012
Shedding Blood in God’s Name
I'll admit I'm a sucker for stories about the malleability of human morality. From the...
February 01, 2012
Belief in Jesus: The Only Way to Heaven?
Following is one of the more interesting questions posed in Banned Questions About Jesus. This...
November 25, 2011
Preacher or False Prophet?
My first job in a church was as a music minister. I loved the senior...
November 22, 2011
Jesus’ Moment of Atheism
I’ve been working my way through Peter Rollins’ new book, Insurrection, when I came across...
November 17, 2011
We, the Pharisees
I was asked to read and reflect on a portion of Matt Woodley's new mediation...
November 16, 2011
Three Cups of Lies: How Much Do Facts Matter?
Greg Mortenson's bestselling book, "Three Cups of Tea," made tremendous waves when it hit bookshelves....
November 14, 2011
Be A Man: Ethical Responses to Violence
I wonder, both as a parent and a follower of the way of Jesus, how...
November 10, 2011
PODCAST: All Things Christian and Taboo
A while back I did an interview with Cliff Zier and Roger Noriega from NDB...
November 05, 2011
Was Jesus a Bigot?
One of the biggest barriers to helpful, healthy conversation about the Christian faith seems to...
November 02, 2011
Original Sin With Sprinkles On Top
We took our kids to Disney World for a week of manufactured happiness. Yes, they've...
October 24, 2011
Did Jesus Really Die for Our Sins?
One of the most pivotal concepts in contemporary Christianity has to do with whether Jesus...
October 20, 2011
Soularize, Day Two
It's a good thing that Soularize, the missional ministry gathering going on this week in...
September 26, 2011
Eddie Izzard on Biblical Literalism (Explicit)
I've long been a big fan of comedian Eddie Izzard. In this video he has...
September 15, 2011
A Greeting Message for Dallas Event
I'm excited abut heading to an event in Dallas at the end of the month....
September 13, 2011
What Does the Bible Really Say About Parenting?
by Christian Piatt (Originally published on the Huffington Post) I was reading Rob Bell's book,...
August 31, 2011
Point of Grace cheapens the word “Grace”
A church called Point of Grace in Iowa that was renting off-site office space to...
August 30, 2011
Boat Builders or Jesus Followers? (Video)
First of two keynotes I offered at the Upper Midwest DOC Region's School for Congregational...
August 29, 2011
When We Were Ten (Spoken Word – Video)
Kick-off of my first keynote at the School for Congregational Learning in Des Moines, Iowa...
August 24, 2011
Meeting Jesus’ Doppelganger
Hollywood has done a lot to tarnish the reputation of Jews in popular culture when...
August 20, 2011
What are your BANNED QUESTIONS about Christians?
I'm working on the proposal for book three in the BANNED QUESTIONS series, BANNED QUESTIONS...
August 18, 2011
THE NINES: Vote for your favorite speakers
Got this groovy widget that allows me to share this list on my blog. Pretty...
August 17, 2011
Jesus the Breadmaker
Jesus the Breadmaker By Christian Piatt “Look daddy,” my two-year-old daughter said on Sunday, pointing...
August 16, 2011
BANNED in Brentwood, MO
The good folks of Brentwood Christian Church (DOC) and National Avenue Christian Church (DOC) in...
August 09, 2011
Meeting Hitler in Heaven
I get asked all kinds of questions when I go to speak to groups about...
August 06, 2011
An anti-emergent manifesto & my response
In my previous blog post, I laid out Kevin DeYoung's (co-author of Why We’re Not...
June 30, 2011
Interview with Christian Piatt – Crazy Liberals…and Conservatives
Here's an interview I did recently with Zachary Bailes of the website, "Crazy...
June 21, 2011
Two Friars, a Fool, a Book and a Beer
Many thanks to Two Friars and a Fool for sharing their own thoughts on BANNED...
June 06, 2011
Can Christians Ever Cheer for Death?
Can people of faith cheer for death? Smells Like Sprit By Christian Piatt (Originally published...
April 24, 2011
Book offers answers to “Banned” Biblical Questions
By LORETTA SWORD | firstname.lastname@example.org Local author and musical pastor Christian Piatt's latest book delivers...
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