Emergent Christian Cliches to Avoid


To learn about Christian Piatt’s new project, “A**hole Christian Survival Guide,” and to pre-order your copy, CLICK HERE. The humorous illustrated book will include these and other Christian cliches, games and a lot more.  Following the creation of my first five articles in this ongoing series about Christian cliches (links below), I was alerted to the fact [Read More...]

Love Greater Than Our Differences: My Interview on ChurchNext

I spoke with Chris Yaw recently, host of an online program called ChurchNext. On it, he has dialogues with a number of church leaders about the current state of organized religion, the changing face of Christianity and what our churches may do to remain (or become) relevant, vital ministries in the world. Here’s a video [Read More...]

We Can’t Un-Open the Postmodern Box

Adam, a friend on Facebook, sent a couple of questions to me via chat yesterday that I thought could be more easily answered in a blog than in shorts bursts on instant messaging. I’ve written about my thoughts on postmodernism, its effects on theology and the church before, but it’s an important enough subject to [Read More...]

Would You Change?


We play a lot of “secular” songs in our worship services ta Milagro. I use this term without entirely knowing what it means, namely because I’ve never met the mysterious panel of judges who apparently determines which songs are secular and which are sacred, likely in the dark basement of some old church in central [Read More...]