My new BANNED QUESTIONS book series

Chalice Press has just approved the first two titles in my new book series: “Banned Questions about the Bible” and “Banned Questions about Jesus.”

Join the new group on Facebook and propose your own questions. They just might make their way into one of the books! [Read more...]

Porn Nation podcast is now posted

My newest podcast, called “Porn Nation,” is taken from a chapter I wrote for a forthcoming book by Chalice Press called Oh God, Oh God, OH GOD! which deals with a wide range of topics on faith and sexuality. The book is due out February, 2010, and is the first volume in the new WTF? [Read More...]

Video on the new WTF book series

Though you all might enjoy watching me and Brandon Gilvin, co-editors of the new WTF? (Where’s the Faith?) book series in a short video chatting about the series and the first two titles, coming out soon. The nerd on the right is me. [Read more...]

E-registration for webinars is now active

I’ve had some questions about how to register for the online workshops – or webinars – I’m offering this month. Well, I have good news! As of today, I have online registration available. You can click on any of the titles below to go directly to the event registration, and you can use any major [Read More...]

Webinars to grow your church brain

I’ve had a number of requests for web-based workshops – or webinars – on various topics from blogging, facebook and podcasting, all as tools for ministry. I’ve finally set some dates up, so check out the info below and let me know ASAP which classes you’re interested in so I can reserve your spot. [Read more...]

Wolfram Alpha may change the world

I came across this site, sent to me by a friend today, and I’m still reeling from the potential is suggests. Basically, imagine the volume of information contained in Google, but add to that the ability to manipulate and compute / slice up the information any way you can imagine. Their database set is still [Read More...]

Church 2.0: Spider vs. Starfish (part two)

Author Christian Piatt discusses the difference between a 1.0 “spider” church and a 2.0 “starfish” church. [Read more...]

Church 2.0: Spider vs. Starfish (Part one)

Written and posted originally on  NewsMuse, the DisciplesWorld blog. I’ve been asked a number of times to speak to various churches and other leadership groups about young adults, their relationship to organized religion, and their take on – and use of – technology. Unfortunately, church and technology tend to generally mix about as well as [Read More...]


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